Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

OLYMPIA - The state will ask the U.S. Supreme Court to review a federal-court decision that would compel the state to make taxpayer-funded scholarships available to college students who pursue degrees in theology, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
SPOKANE -Feb. 13, 2003 - A firm that claims its magnetic mattress pads, seat covers and infrared mineral lamps provide relief for a host of medical conditions has been sued for making unsubstantiated health claims and failing to refund money to dissatisfied consumers, Attorney General Christine Gregoire said.
OLYMPIA -- The Washington state Attorney General's Office is warning consumers to be on the watch for con artists who will try to take advantage of the public's good will in this time of national tragedy.
OLYMPIA – The Attorney General’s Office today petitioned the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) to establish negotiations aimed at addressing a dispute over the nature of a utility assessment levied by the Yakama Nation.
SEATTLE – The Washington state Attorney General’s Office is warning consumers to be on guard against a Canadian lottery or sweepstakes telemarketing scam that promises huge prizes in return for the advance payment of fees.
SEATTLE -- On Friday, January 31, a King County Superior Court judge will consider summary judgment motions in a case challenging the constitutionality of Initiative 776.
SEATTLE - Attorney General Christine Gregoire has filed a lawsuit against a Seattle firm that charged a fee to provide certified public accountants with leads on clients, but then did not make good on its promises.
OLYMPIA -- Attorney General Christine Gregoire today said her office will continue to vigorously defend Initiative 776 against constitutional challenges, but in a manner that will not leave taxpayers liable if the courts ultimately declare the initiative unconstitutional.
OLYMPIA-12.31.02- An agreement announced today will require a major U.S. bank to more carefully control how telemarketers and other businesses use personal information obtained from the bank about its customers, Attorney General Christine Gregoire said.
SEATTLE -- Attorney General Christine Gregoire today announced a national $51.5 million settlement with Ford Motor Co., manufacturer of the popular Explorer SUVs that have been linked to rollover accidents and 271 deaths and 700 injuries nationwide.