Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jan 22 2008
The House Judiciary Committee will hear two government accountability bills tomorrow aimed at protecting landowners from losing their property to condemnation.
Jan 21 2008
OLYMPIA – Four bills requested by Attorney General Rob McKenna to protect Washington consumers have bipartisan support and will be heard early this week by members of the state House of Representatives. “We’re asking for laws that would give prosecutors and victims new tools to fight identity theft, prevent homeowners facing foreclosure from falling prey to cons and allow the Attorney General’s Office to continue punishing spyware purveyors,” McKenna said.
Jan 3 2008
Attorney General Rob McKenna today released his 2008 legislative agenda, incorporating the work of a myriad of task forces and work groups into a solid group of community safety, consumer protection and government accountability initiatives.
Jul 20 2007
OLYMPIA - New laws requested by Attorney General Rob McKenna dealing with eminent domain notice, increase domestic violence penalties, establish an anti-gang workgroup, protect seniors and establish a Sunshine Committee for public records will go into effect on Sunday.
Apr 17 2007
OLYMPIA…Attorney General Rob McKenna, Ken Miller and his family today joined Gov. Chris Gregoire as she signed into law a new notice requirement for property owners whose land has been targeted for government projects.
Apr 16 2007
Attorney General Rob McKenna will join Gov. Chris Gregoire in her executive conference room at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 17, 2007,  as she signs a bill they jointly requested to improve public notice in eminent domain cases and takes action on two of his other attorney-general request bills:
Apr 6 2007
OLYMPIA – Attorney General Rob McKenna today thanked the state Legislature for unanimously approving an important law that provides Washington residents with a new tool to protect themselves from potential identity theft and financial destruction. Substitute Senate Bill 5826 passed unanimously in both sides of the Legislature and will be delivered to Governor Chris Gregoire for signing.
Apr 3 2007
OLYMPIA – Two of Attorney General Rob McKenna’s requested bills were approved by the Legislature after unanimous votes today and will be delivered to Governor Chris Gregoire for signing. The bills help protect seniors from trust mill scams and create a new tool to punish abusers who strangle their victims.
Mar 16 2007
As the Legislature enters the second major phase of the 2007 session, Attorney General Rob McKenna was pleased all his 2007 priorities remain alive and continue to progress toward becoming law with several scheduled for hearings in the next few days.
Mar 1 2007
OLYMPIA…As the first legislative committee cut-off passes, all of Attorney General Rob McKenna’s legislative priorities continue to move through the process.