Jun 21 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed criminal charges today in King County Superior Court against the owner of the Seattle Pacific Hotel, alleging multiple violations of the state Clean Air Act for illegal asbestos removal, and perjury for making false statements to investigators under oath.
Jun 20 2019
Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson released statements today on a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that allows the Trump administration to go forward with implementing changes to the Title X family planning program.
Jun 14 2019
AG Ferguson secures $5.1M in relief for more than 500 Washington students scammed by lender affiliated with shuttered for-profit college
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that as a result of an investigation, Student CU Connect LLC (CUSO) will provide debt relief for 100 percent of its student loans for deceiving ITT Technical Institute students when it issued the loans.
Jun 13 2019
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson offered the following statement on a U.S. District Court rejecting the federal government’s challenge of Washington’s law making it easier for Hanford workers to access workers’ compensation benefits:
Jun 7 2019
YAKIMA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a lawsuit today against the city administrator of Wapato, accusing him of using his former position as mayor to unlawfully enrich himself. The lawsuit also names the Wapato City Council and the current mayor of Wapato for their roles in approving the scheme.
Jun 6 2019
AG Ferguson: Washington Supreme Court unanimously upholds decision protecting rights of gay and lesbian couples
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Supreme Court today upheld its previous decision in Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s lawsuit against a Richland florist. The court again found that Arlene’s Flowers violated Washington’s Consumer Protection Act and the Washington Law Against Discrimination (WLAD) by refusing to serve a same-sex couple seeking to buy wedding flowers in 2013.
Jun 6 2019
A King County Superior Court judge today ruled that multi-billion dollar telecommunications conglomerate Comcast violated the Consumer Protection Act more than 445,000 times when it charged tens of thousands of Washingtonians for its Service Protection Plan without their consent. Judge Timothy Bradshaw ordered Comcast to pay nearly $9.1 million in penalties, in addition providing restitution to tens of thousands of Washington Service Protection Plan customers.
Jun 6 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s decision to revise Washington’s water quality standards. These standards, which apply specifically to Washington, are used to determine how clean the state’s waters must be in order to protect human health.
May 28 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a lawsuit challenging the Trump Administration’s “conscience rule,” which gives health care professionals broad discretion to refuse lawful and medically necessary care to patients for religious or moral reasons, even when the patient’s life is at risk.
May 24 2019
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that as a result of his lawsuit, a family who operated a group of sham charities are banned for life from all activity in the charity sector and must pay nearly $300,000 to the Attorney General’s Office. A judge previously ruled that the Haueters broke the law in multiple ways operating its charities.