OLYMPIA - Senior U.S. District Judge Alan McDonald today ruled on summary judgment in United States. v. Manning that Initiative 297, the Cleanup Priority Act, is unconstitutional in its entirety.
SEATTLE – Attorney General Rob McKenna convened Washington’s first statewide summit to address identity theft on Wednesday in SeaTac, bringing together nearly 300 leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss how to tackle what has become the fastest-growing crime in the United States.
OLYMPIA -- Attorney General Rob McKenna today announced he has appointed Sr. Assistant Attorney General Maureen Hart as the new Solicitor General.
OLYMPIA, Wash. – An individual care giver in Grays Harbor County pled guilty today to one count of Theft in the First Degree for collecting from the state-federal medical assistance program more than $6,700 in payments for care she never provided.
SEATTLE -- The Attorney General’s Office is warning consumers to beware of “phishing” scammers on the Internet. Phishing is an attempt to trick consumers into disclosing personal and/or financial information.
SEATTLE – Attorney General Rob McKenna said it’s too soon to tell how Washington will be impacted by the damage Hurricane Katrina caused to Gulf refineries, but warned drivers that the state has a limited ability to regulate gasoline prices.
SEATTLE -- Washington consumers who used the antidepressant drug Remeron could receive part of a $36 million multi-state settlement with its manufacturer, Organon USA Inc, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
SPOKANE -- Thousands of consumers who purchased bogus medical supplies in Washington and 17 other states will benefit from a settlement announced today by Washington Attorney General Christine Gregoire.
SEATTLE -- Attorney General Christine Gregoire today announced that 49 agencies statewide will receive grants totaling $695,000 from a recent settlement with Medco Health Solutions, Inc. The money will be used to benefit low-income, disabled or elderly consumers of prescription medications in Washington.
SEATTLE – Attorney General Rob McKenna today said that while the Attorney General’s Office has not seen any activity by Washington gasoline suppliers or retailers that would warrant taking legal action, his office will assist with a national inquiry into the causes of escalating gas prices.