Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jun 11 2018
OLYMPIA — The U.S. Supreme Court issued a 4-4 decision in the culverts case today, which means the lower court decision will remain in place. That ruling forces the state to pay 100 percent of the cost of replacing barrier culverts, even though the federal government provided the design for those culverts, and regardless of whether other barrier culverts block salmon from getting to the state culverts. Attorney General Bob Ferguson offers the following statement:
Jun 1 2018
The Attorney General’s Office filed second-degree attempted murder charges today in Clallam County Superior Court against a state prison inmate after an assault left a corrections officer with a traumatic brain injury.
Jun 1 2018
OLYMPIA — The Washington Attorney General’s Office filed a petition today in Thurston County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
May 18 2018
MONTESANO — The Washington Attorney General’s Office filed a petition today in Grays Harbor County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a sex offender and prevent his release into the community.
May 3 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson joined California and New Jersey in supporting two California cities’ challenge against the world’s five largest investor-owned fossil fuel companies for their role in causing climate change.
May 1 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that he is joining 16 other states in challenging U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head Scott Pruitt’s decision to rescind the final approval of standards for light-duty vehicle emissions and fuel economy.
Apr 19 2018
OLYMPIA — A King County Superior Court judge today found a Renton man guilty of multiple felony charges from his illegal dump and wrecking yard, in a case brought by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Counsel for Environmental Protection.
Apr 5 2018
Ferguson delivers on promise to sue Trump Administration over oil and gas facility emissions
Mar 6 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson led every attorney general in the country and four territorial attorneys general today in calling on congressional leaders to pass legislation supporting victims of child pornography.
Feb 12 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today he will lead a “Save Our Coast” hike along the stunning northern Pacific Coast of Washington this summer to protest the Trump Administration’s offshore oil drilling proposal.

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