Aug 19 2021
OLYMPIA — 在联邦止赎暂停令于 7 月 31 日结束之后，总检察长 Bob Ferguson 将向华盛顿州的房主提供关于住房咨询服务可用性的指导意见和资源。Ferguson 鼓励房主需要现在采取行动，根据他们的贷款类型，了解他们可以使用哪些宽限期后的选项。住房顾问可以协助房主浏览在 8 月底生效的新联邦规则和援助计划，以帮助房主保住他们的家。
Aug 18 2021
AG Ferguson: Foreclosure moratorium ended July 31, free counseling available statewide for at-risk homeowners
OLYMPIA — After the federal foreclosure moratorium ended on July 31, Attorney General Bob Ferguson is offering guidance and resources to Washington homeowners about the availability of housing counseling services. Ferguson is encouraging homeowners need to act now to learn what post-forbearance options they may have based on the type of loan they have. Housing counselors can assist homeowners to navigate new federal rules and assistance programs that take effect at the end of August to help people keep their homes.
Aug 12 2021
AG Ferguson announces formation of team to facilitate Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People Task Force
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the team that will facilitate the Washington State Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and People (MMIW/P) Task Force. Legislative appointments to the task force are expected later this month.
Aug 9 2021
Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement after two key legal victories on Friday in Washington’s case against opioid distributors McKesson Corp., Cardinal Health Inc. and AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp.
Aug 9 2021
Judge approves AG prosecutors’ request to place Lewis County sex offender in Special Commitment Center
CHEHALIS — A Lewis County Superior Court judge entered an order of commitment Friday to civilly commit a sex offender after the Washington Attorney General’s Office filed a petition to remove him from community custody.
Aug 5 2021
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson offers the following statement on a recent ruling in his lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson:
Jul 22 2021
Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that a King County antique business and one of its owners pleaded guilty to trafficking in species threatened with extinction under a voter-approved initiative banning the sale or transfer of products made from certain endangered species.
Jul 21 2021
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that he formally rejected a proposed settlement with opioid distributors McKesson, Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen, and Johnson & Johnson. The Attorney General’s Office has been litigating against these companies for years. Trial against McKesson, Cardinal Health and Amerisource Bergen begins in King County Superior Court on September 7. Ferguson’s trial against Johnson & Johnson is scheduled to begin in King County Superior Court in January 2022.
Jul 19 2021
AG Ferguson files objection to opioid manufacturer Purdue’s bankruptcy plan granting legal shield to Sackler family
Attorney General Bob Ferguson led eight other attorneys general in filing a formal objection today [LINK] asking the judge to reject Purdue Pharma’s proposed bankruptcy plan, which includes a lifetime legal shield for the company’s owners, the Sackler family. The states argue that a bankruptcy court doesn’t have the authority to prevent attorneys general from enforcing state law, including the decision to pursue the Sacklers for their illegal conduct.
Jul 8 2021
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement on a proposed bankruptcy plan from Purdue Pharma: