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Bob Ferguson

Jul 7 2008
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced the state will appeal a recent King County Superior Court ruling that suggests three sections of the Municipal Water law are invalid.
Jun 25 2008
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna today issued the following statements on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decisions on two cases for which his office has submitted friend of the court briefs.
May 29 2008
SEATTLE – Chief Deputy Attorney General Brian Moran will participate in a panel discussion about human trafficking in conjunction with a special screening of the critically-acclaimed film “Holly.”  
Apr 30 2008
Attorney General Rob McKenna and Gov. Chris Gregoire will honor two law enforcement officers at this year’s Washington State Law Enforcement Medal of Honor Ceremony on Friday, May 2-- Deputy Michael O. Estes, Walla Walla County Sheriff’s Office and Officer Gary Shilley, Puyallup Police Department.
Apr 2 2008
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today that Washington will ask the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit to order the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to respond to a landmark ruling that requires the agency to exercise its authority to protect the environment from greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles.
Mar 4 2008
Drastic cuts to the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program funding by Congress have sparked concerns from attorneys general across all jurisdictions in the United States-- including Attorney General Rob McKenna.  In a letter to Congress, the 56 attorneys general stated the funding was essential for state crime programs and warned large cuts would greatly harm drug and crime programs across the board.
Feb 19 2008
Olympia – Attorney General Rob McKenna will visit several schools in Eastern Washington next week as part of the on-going schedule of school visits in his “Operation:  Allied Against Meth” campaign.
Jan 31 2008
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today that, as a result of outreach by Maryland Attorney General Doug Gansler and himself, 32 other states have joined Washington and Maryland in signing an amicus brief in a significant case involving the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill. The brief, authored by General Gansler’s office, was filed this week in U.S. Supreme Court to support the commercial fishermen, seafood processors, Indian tribes, private landowners and businesses that depended on the pristine environment and fisheries of Alaska’s Prince William Sound.
Jan 28 2008
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today that Washington will sign on to an amicus brief to support the commercial fishermen, seafood processors, tribes and others whose lives were impacted by the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill.
Jan 25 2008
Attorney General Rob McKenna this week joined state and local attorneys across the nation in a letter urging the federal Environmental Protection Agency to exercise its authority to protect the environment from greenhouse gas emissions from motor vehicles.

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