Jul 19 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Wapato City Administrator Juan Orozco has agreed to step down and forfeit any severance pay to resolve a lawsuit Ferguson filed in June accusing Orozco of using his former position as mayor to unlawfully enrich himself. Orozco resigned shortly after noon today.
Jul 11 2019
Attorney General Ferguson’s investigation into Premera data breach results in Premera paying $10 million over failure to protect sensitive patient data
OLYMPIA — As a result of an Attorney General’s Office investigation, Premera Blue Cross, the largest health insurance company in the Pacific Northwest, will pay $10 million nationwide for failing to secure sensitive consumer data and for misleading consumers before and after a data breach affecting millions across the country. Attorney General Bob Ferguson led a coalition of 30 state attorneys general investigating the company’s practices.
Jul 11 2019
AG Ferguson statement on Trump Administration’s decision to abandon adding citizenship question to 2020 Census
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued the following statement today after President Donald Trump announced he would abandon his attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census
Jul 10 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today joined 19 other attorneys general in support of a lawsuit seeking to force the Trump Administration to provide safe, sanitary conditions for immigrant children it has detained.
Jul 9 2019
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Navy over the Navy’s expansion of its Growler airfield operations on Whidbey Island.
Jul 8 2019
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson offers the following statement ahead of Tuesday’s oral argument defending the Affordable Care Act (ACA):
Jul 1 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson offered the following statement today after Ferguson filed his 40th lawsuit against the Trump Administration. The lawsuit, filed in federal court in California, seeks to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to collect adequate data on the importation and use of asbestos in the United States
Jun 27 2019
Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement today after the U.S. Supreme Court kept the injunction against the census citizenship question in place and remanded the case back to the U.S. District Courts
Jun 25 2019
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a motion asking the full Ninth Circuit to reconsider the decision of a three-judge panel allowing the Trump Administration’s harmful Title X gag rule to go into effect while the legal case progresses.
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.