Apr 10 2020
AG Ferguson: Federal judge blocks Trump Administration rule aimed at undermining Washington women’s access to reproductive health care
YAKIMA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that an Eastern Washington federal judge declared the Trump Administration’s Double-Billing Rule “invalid, and without force in Washington” because it violates Washington State’s Reproductive Health Care Access for All Act. This is Ferguson’s second legal victory against the federal government this week. Ferguson is now 28-1 in litigation against the Trump Administration. Seventeen of those victories are final and cannot be appealed.
Apr 9 2020
Bankruptcy court orders Eyman to pay contempt sanctions, issues payment plan in state’s campaign finance case
A federal bankruptcy judge ordered initiative promoter Tim Eyman to comply with a court approved plan to pay the contempt sanctions he has accrued by refusing to follow court orders in a campaign finance case brought by Attorney General Bob Ferguson. The bankruptcy plan starts with an immediate $278,137.93 payment, followed by significant monthly payments until all court penalties are paid. This includes any future judgments.
Apr 8 2020
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the process for consumers to obtain their share of a $9.9 million recovery, a result of Ferguson’s lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson for failing to disclose serious risks of its surgical mesh devices.
Apr 7 2020
AG Ferguson launches “See It, Snap It, Send It” campaign encouraging Washingtonians to report price gouging
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today launched an awareness campaign encouraging Washingtonians to report price gouging in three easy steps: “See It, Snap It, Send It.”
Apr 6 2020
The Attorney General’s Office today launched a website to keep the public up to date and provide comprehensive information about Washington’s Sexual Assault Kit Initiative (SAKI) program, part of a statewide initiative to end Washington’s rape kit backlog. The Attorney General’s SAKI grant is now funding additional rape kit testing to help clear the backlog even faster.
Mar 31 2020
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson is warning Washingtonians about scams related to stimulus payments from the federal government to help people get through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mar 31 2020
Attorney General Bob Ferguson is warning Amazon sellers who significantly raised prices on coronavirus-related products like hand sanitizer and N95 masks that continuing their conduct could result in a lawsuit under the state Consumer Protection Act.
Mar 27 2020
AG Ferguson launches campaign to raise awareness of National Guard members’ legal rights and protections if mobilized
As Washington National Guard soldiers and airmen face potential mobilization to help with the COVID-19 outbreak, Attorney General Bob Ferguson is working to raise awareness about their legal rights if they are mobilized, some of which are relatively new.
Mar 25 2020
OLYMPIA — El procurador general Bob Ferguson emitió una nueva advertencia a los residentes de Washington sobre los estafadores que intentan sacar provecho del miedo que genera el COVID-19.
Mar 20 2020
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Secretary of State Kim Wyman warn Washingtonians looking to make charitable donations during the COVID-19 crisis to be wary of scams.