Oct 3 2022
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that Washington state is set to receive the maximum $518 million under a resolution with three companies found to have played key roles in fueling the opioid epidemic. All 125 eligible local governments signed onto the half-billion dollar opioid resolution stemming from Ferguson’s lawsuit.
Sep 28 2022
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a lawsuit against a Seattle business and its owner for preying on new immigrants by making deceptive promises to help them with legal assistance for immigration needs then later abandoning them in courtrooms after charging thousands of dollars
Sep 28 2022
SEATTLE: El fiscal general Bob Ferguson presentó hoy una demanda contra una empresa de Seattle y su propietaria por aprovecharse de nuevos inmigrantes haciéndoles promesas engañosas de ayudarlos con asesoramiento jurídico para sus necesidades de inmigración y luego abandonarlos en los tribunales después de cobrarles miles de dólares.
Sep 28 2022
SEATTLE — Hoje, o Procurador-Geral Bob Ferguson abriu um processo contra uma empresa de Seattle e sua proprietária por ludibriar novos imigrantes, fazendo promessas enganosas de que os ajudaria com suporte jurídico para suas necessidades com a imigração e, então, abandonando-os nas audiências após cobrar milhares de dólares.
Sep 2 2022
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced a King County Superior Court judge ruled that Facebook parent company Meta repeatedly violated Washington’s campaign finance transparency law. The judge also denied Meta’s attempt to gut Washington’s campaign transparency law.
Sep 1 2022
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today he has selected Assistant Attorney General Morgan Damerow as the Attorney General’s Office Open Government Ombuds.
Aug 24 2022
AG Ferguson: Health care giant Centene to pay Washington $19 million for overcharging state Medicaid program in 2nd largest Medicaid fraud recovery in WA history
Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the Washington State Health Care Authority announced today that managed health care giant Centene will pay $19 million to Washington state. The payment resolves allegations that the Fortune 50 company overcharged the state Medicaid program for pharmacy benefit management services.
Aug 22 2022
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a motion to intervene and oppose an expansion to the Gas Transmission Northwest (GTN) pipeline that runs through Washington state. Ferguson asserts the company’s requested expansion would hurt Washingtonians and increase greenhouse gasses that the state is working to reduce over the coming decades.
Aug 17 2022
AG Ferguson presenta una demanda de derechos civiles contra el productor de hongos Ostrom por discriminar a los trabajadores agrícolas locales y mujeres
Hoy el procurador general Bob Ferguson presentó una demanda de derechos civiles contra Ostrom Mushroom Farms en Sunnyside por discriminar a los residentes de EE. UU. y a las mujeres y tomar represalias contra los trabajadores que presentaron quejas. Ostrom hizo uso indebido del sistema H-2A al despedir sistemáticamente a sus cosechadores de hongos de Washington, en su mayoría mujeres, y remplazarlos con trabajadores agrícolas extranjeros del programa H-2A, en su mayoría hombres. Los trabajadores extranjeros H-2A tienen menos derechos que los trabajadores que residen en EE. UU.
Aug 17 2022
AG Ferguson files civil rights lawsuit against mushroom producer Ostrom for discriminating against domestic farmworkers and women
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a civil rights lawsuit against Ostrom Mushroom Farms in Sunnyside for discriminating against U.S. residents and women, and retaliating against workers who spoke out. Ostrom abused the H-2A system by systematically firing its majority-female, Washington mushroom pickers and replacing them with H-2A foreign agricultural workers who were mostly male. Foreign H-2A workers have fewer rights than U.S.-based workers.