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Bob Ferguson

BACKGROUND PAPER ON CASE INVOLVING STATE USE OF SOCIAL SECURITY PAYMENTS RECEIVED ON BEHALF OF FOSTER CHILDREN Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Et Al. v. Guardianship Estate of Danny Keffeler, By Wanda Pierce, Guardian, and Other Persons Similarly Situated Children in
CD Case Distribution List Counties Counties Adams, Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens and Whitman King and Pierce Educational District, Library or College # of CDs Educational District, Library or College # of CDs Educational Service District 101 5,900
July 12, 2004 The Honorable Patrick Henry Wood III Chairman Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 888 First Street NE Washington, D.C. 20426 Dear Chairman Wood: I am writing to urge the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to take immediate action to protect the rights of utilities and
SEATTLE - April 29, 2002 - In the wake of its settlement with tire giant Bridgestone/Firestone Inc., the Washington Attorney General's office today announced a new initiative to educate the public about tire safety.
SPOKANE - Three members of a door-to-door vacuum sales ring that allegedly used high-pressure sales tactics on elderly consumers will be required to pay $30,000 in consumer restitution and $20,000 in attorney fees, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Washington will not trade quality for speed in the clean-up of radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Attorney General Christine Gregoire told a U.S. Senate Committee today.
The Washington Supreme Court has denied the State's motion to vacate the stay of execution.  The court denied the motion without prejudice, indicating the State may renew the motion before the superior court in 90 days.  This means the execution will not occur on December 3, 2008.  Rather, the execution date will reset in the future once the stays are lifted.
SEATTLE -Thousands of Washington homeowners who were overcharged for home loans issued by Household International will share millions of dollars in one of the largest direct consumer restitution cases in U.S. history, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
OLYMPIA -- Philip Morris USA has told the nation's Attorneys General that it is "presently uncertain" whether it will make $2.6 billion in tobacco settlement payments next month to state governments, Washington Attorney General Christine Gregoire said today.

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