Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: 
Nov 12 2010

OLYMPIA – On Monday, Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna will announce legislation to reduce gang violence. Speaking at Yakima’s Miller Park, McKenna will detail legislation crafted over the last several years in consultation with prosecutors, police and community leaders from cities plagued by street gangs. McKenna will also be joined by Yakima legislators and a woman who lost her son in a gang killing.

WHO: 
Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna
State Representative Charles Ross, R-Naches
Micah Cawley, Mayor of Yakima
Dora Trevino, whose son was killed in a gang incident

WHAT:
News conference to announce the Attorney General’s anti-gang bill

WHERE:
Miller Park, North 4th Street and “E” Street, Yakima
NOTE: In case of inclement weather, we will hold the event at the Yakima Police Athletic League, just outside Miller Park.

WHEN:
1 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 15

Contacts: 
Janelle Guthrie, Director of Communications, (360) 586-0725