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Bob Ferguson

Jun 27 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court kept the injunction against the census citizenship question in place and remanded the case back to the U.S. District Courts
Jan 15 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joined a bipartisan coalition of 21 states to urge a federal appeals court to preserve the federal Indian Child Welfare Act after a lower court struck down the law. The Quinault Indian Nation in Washington state is also part of the case defending the act.
Jun 27 2018
Joint statement of Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson on today’s U.S. Supreme Court decision in Janus v. AFSCME
Jan 12 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear United States of America et al. v. State of Washington.
Aug 1 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a “friend of the court” brief arguing that agricultural workers who are paid on a “piece-rate” basis by what they pick are also entitled to compensation for time they spend on other aspects of their jobs.
Jul 19 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to block U.S. District Court Judge Derrick Watson’s ruling expanding “close familial relationships” exempted from the administration’s travel ban executive order.
Jul 18 2017
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today joined a coalition of states asking the U.S. Supreme Court to reject the Trump Administration’s effort to bar travel by certain close family members of people in the United States.
Jun 29 2017
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has joined nine states and the District of Columbia in urging a federal judge to deny the Trump Administration’s request to dismiss three California cases challenging its executive order threatening “sanctuary jurisdictions.”
Mar 3 2017
OLYMPIA — Late yesterday, Attorney General Bob Ferguson led a coalition of 18 states and the District of Columbia in urging the United States Supreme Court to uphold a lower court ruling recognizing the right of a transgender student in Virginia to use the school bathroom corresponding to his gender identity.  
Jan 29 2017
Statement from Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the Attorneys General of California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and the District of Columbia 

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