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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jul 26 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement today, after U.S. District Court Judge Jesse M. Furman rejected the Trump Administration’s attempt to dismiss Ferguson’s multistate lawsuit over the federal government’s decision to include a question about citizenship status in the 2020 U.S. Census.
Jul 24 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that Facebook signed a legally binding agreement with his office to make significant changes to its advertising platform by removing the ability of third-party advertisers to exclude ethnic and religious minorities, immigrants, LGBTQ individuals and other protected groups from seeing their ads.
Jun 25 2018
OLYMPIA — The United States Supreme Court today sent the Arlene’s Flowers case back to the Washington State Supreme Court to review the case in light of the recent ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission.  
Jun 4 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson offered the following statement in response to a U.S. Supreme Court decision in Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission:
Apr 17 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today released a guide designed to be posted in workplaces to educate Washingtonians about their rights regarding sexual harassment in the workplace.
Apr 17 2018
El Procurador General Bob Ferguson publicó hoy una guía diseñada para publicación en los lugares de trabajo con el fin de educar a los residentes de Washington sobre sus derechos con respecto al acoso sexual en el lugar de trabajo.
Apr 16 2018
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson, together with Lambda Legal and OutServe-SDLN, won a major court victory against the Trump Administration’s discriminatory ban against transgender individuals openly serving in the U.S. military. The federal judge’s ruling keeps in place the injunction blocking President Trump’s transgender military service ban.
Apr 6 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today released a guide for employees and employers on specific civil rights that pregnant employees have under Washington state law.
Apr 6 2018
El Procurador General Bob Ferguson publicó hoy una guía para empleadas y empleadores sobre derechos civiles específicos que tienen las empleadas embarazadas bajo la ley estatal de Washington.
Mar 30 2018
A federal judge rejected the federal government’s motion to dismiss Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s challenge to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, citing President Trump’s “overt expressions of prejudice.”

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