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Bob Ferguson

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson, Governor Jay Inslee and Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan today submitted a comment letter criticizing proposed Trump Administration rules targeting immigrants. The revisions to the so-called “public charge” rule would harm Washingtonians, causing children – citizens and non-citizens alike – to forfeit meals, health insurance, and a roof over their heads.  
SPOKANE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Horning Brothers, LLC, a Quincy-based agricultural company, will pay $525,000 in a civil rights enforcement action claiming sexual harassment of multiple female agricultural workers, discriminatory hiring and sex-segregated employment practices and retaliation against workers who reported the improper conduct.
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.
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.
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.  
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:
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.
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.
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.
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.