Feb 8 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that two Massachusetts-based ticket-buying companies will pay Washington state $60,000 for using “ticket bot” software, a violation of Washington’s Ticket Sellers Act — a law Ferguson wrote and championed through the state Legislature in 2015.
Feb 6 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a lawsuit to block the Environmental Protection Agency’s attempt to suspend a 2015 rule that defines what waters qualify for federal Clean Water Act regulation while the Trump Administration attempts to repeal it.
Feb 5 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson sent a letter today to Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, opposing President Donald Trump’s proposal to allow oil and gas drilling off Washington’s coast and asking that Washington be exempted.
Jan 29 2018
Dozens of Comcast customers filed complaints with the Attorney General’s Office in the last six weeks, claiming that the company’s Service Protection Plan (SPP) appeared on their bill when they did not consent to paying for the service.
Jan 22 2018
OLYMPIA — The Senate Law & Justice Committee heard public testimony today on a bipartisan proposal to end the death penalty in Washington state, replacing it with life in prison without the possibility of parole for those convicted of aggravated first-degree murder.
Jan 16 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a petition to appeal the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) decision to rescind net neutrality rules.
Jan 15 2018
OLYMPIA — Today Attorney General Bob Ferguson testified in front of the Senate Committee on Law and Justice Committee to support two gun safety bills advanced by his office. One bill limits high capacity magazines to 10 rounds. The other requires enhanced background checks for individuals buying assault weapons, guaranteeing a waiting period of up to 10 days for assault weapon purchases.
Jan 12 2018
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today issued the following statement regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear United States of America et al. v. State of Washington.
Jan 5 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed an unredacted complaint against Oxycontin maker Purdue Pharma, which reveals previously sealed details from the company’s internal documents.
Jan 3 2018
Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced a lawsuit against national hotel chain Motel 6 for voluntarily providing guest lists to agents of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) on a routine basis for at least two years. Each time Motel 6 released a guest list, it included the name and private information of every guest at the hotel.