Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

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.
Feb 27 2007
OLYMPIA– Attorney General Rob McKenna will personally testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee tomorrow to demonstrate his strong support for legislation he requested to combat the activities of criminal gangs.
Feb 14 2007
OLYMPIA– Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today that new legislation to combat the activities of criminal gangs, a growing problem throughout the state, has now been introduced in both the state Senate and the House of Representatives.
Feb 8 2007
Attorney General Rob McKenna announced today that legislation to address assault by strangulation, one of the most serious domestic violence crimes, has been introduced by a bipartisan coalition in both the Senate and House of Representatives.
Feb 6 2007
Attorney General Rob McKenna joined legislators and leaders from AARP and the Washington Credit Union League today in encouraging the state Legislature to give all Washington residents the opportunity to freeze access to their credit reports. They believe a preventative security freeze bill is needed to help individuals protect themselves from potential identity theft and financial destruction.
Jun 7 2006
OLYMPIA- Communities can feel a little safer today as key crime legislation requested by Attorney General Rob McKenna to protect communities against sex offenders and to combat meth crimes becomes law Wednesday.
Mar 8 2006
OLYMPIA - Resource-starved rural counties are one step closer to receiving state reinforcement in their battle against methamphetamine.

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