Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

July 12, 2004 The Honorable Patrick Henry Wood III Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street NE Washington, D.C. 20426 Dear Chairman Wood: I am writing to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to take immediate action to protect the rights of utilities and
SEATTLE - April 29, 2002 - In the wake of its settlement with tire giant Bridgestone/Firestone Inc., the Washington Attorney General's office today announced a new initiative to educate the public about tire safety.
SPOKANE - Three members of a door-to-door vacuum sales ring that allegedly used high-pressure sales tactics on elderly consumers will be required to pay $30,000 in consumer restitution and $20,000 in attorney fees, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Washington will not trade quality for speed in the clean-up of radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Attorney General Christine Gregoire told a U.S. Senate Committee today.
Seattle - November 21, 2001 - Governor Gary Locke and Attorney General Christine Gregoire, along with representatives of state law enforcement and prosecutors’ organizations, announced proposed joint legislation Wednesday which would provide tough, comprehensive new tools to fight terrorism.
SEATTLE -Thousands of Washington homeowners who were overcharged for home loans issued by Household International will share millions of dollars in one of the largest direct consumer restitution cases in U.S. history, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
Olympia – Nov. 7, 2001 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire today warned consumers to be wary of websites offering products that claim to protect people from bioterror agents such as anthrax.
SEATTLE – A new state government program is helping resolve disputes between manufactured homeowners and landlords and ensuring the state’s nearly 1,400 park owners continue to comply with state laws.
Washington, D.C. – Attorney General Christine Gregoire told a U.S. Senate subcommittee today that recently adopted measures assisting identity theft victims in Washington should be extended to identity theft victims nationwide.

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