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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court released its decision in Food & Drug Administration v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, a case challenging the FDA’s approval of the abortion medication mifepristone:
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today he will partner with the U.S. Department of Justice and a bipartisan group of 20 attorneys general in an antitrust lawsuit against Apple for monopolizing the smartphone market.
SEATTLE — Today, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced the launch of HearMeWA, a first-of-its-kind statewide reporting system exclusively focused on the safety and well-being of young people.
PORT ORCHARD — The first prosecution by Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s new Organized Retail Crime Unit ended in a conviction today, when a Bremerton man pleaded guilty to stealing and then selling tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of merchandise. 
WENATCHEE — A jury found a veterans nonprofit and its founder and CEO, Thelbert “Thad” Lawson Jr., liable for pervasive and ongoing sexual harassment of 12 women. The jury ordered the defendants to pay nearly $1.5 million to the victims of the harassment as a result of Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s civil rights lawsuit.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that 24,492 claims checks will head to Washingtonians in the next week as a result of his antitrust lawsuits against chicken and tuna producers. The checks amount to an additional $2.59 million to eligible households throughout the state. 
ASOTIN — The Attorney General’s Office announced today that it filed felony charges against Trevor Lunney, of Clarkston, in Asotin County Superior Court for intimidation of a judge and four counts of harassment against local officials.
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today he is partnering with the U.S. Department of Justice and a bipartisan group of 29 other attorneys general in an antitrust lawsuit aimed at breaking up Live Nation and Ticketmaster’s monopoly over the live entertainment industry.
SPOKANE — A federal judge agreed with Attorney General Bob Ferguson today, dismissing a lawsuit filed by former basketball player John Stockton, two doctors accused of spreading COVID-19 misinformation and an organization founded by presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that the first of more than 54,000 naloxone overdose reversal kits started arriving in Washington this week. The kits will be available for free to Washingtonians as a result of a December 2022 resolution in Ferguson’s lawsuit against Teva Pharmaceuticals for its role in fueling the opioid epidemic.