May 24 1999
Olympia - May 24, 1999 - State Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today that Washington state will receive an additional $100 million from the multi-state settlement between state attorneys general and the tobacco industry. The second and final allocation lifts Washington’s total award from the settlement’s Strategic Contribution Fund to $494.9 million, which is the highest amount in the nation.
May 4 1999
SEATTLE -- Attorney General Christine Gregoire has filed a lawsuit against a Canadian telemarketer for allegedly violating state and federal laws by sending thousands of recorded sales pitches to Washington residents.
Apr 20 1999
SEATTLE- April 20, 1999 -- Attorney General Christine Gregoire today announced lawsuits have been filed against three of the nation's sweepstakes promoters who allegedly use deceptive marketing tactics to convince people, especially the elderly, they are about to become millionaires.
Apr 5 1999
OLYMPIA -April 5, 1999 - State Attorney General Christine Gregoire said she is disappointed with today’s refusal by the U. S. Supreme Court to hear arguments in a case that awarded shellfish harvesting rights to Washington Indian Tribes.
Apr 1 1999
SEATTLE - April 1, 1999 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire today announced a Renton-based travel club has agreed to pay the state close to a half million dollars for failing to deliver on promises that consumers who purchase club memberships would save thousands of dollars in airfare and other travel expenses.
Apr 1 1999
SEATTLE -April 1, 1999- A travel club that promised spectacular savings that never materialized for the many Vancouver and Portland residents who purchased memberships has been sued by the Attorney General's Office.
Mar 9 1999
OLYMPIA - March 9, 1999 - State Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today Washington will receive at least an additional $394.9 million in settlement payments from the nation's major tobacco companies.
Mar 3 1999
OLYMPIA - March 3, 1999 - The state of Washington and two federal agencies have signed a legal agreement that will establish a court-enforceable, environmental-risk-based schedule for pumping liquid nuclear waste out of 29 single-shell tanks at Hanford.
Mar 2 1999
SEATTLE - Attorney General Christine Gregoire today announced that consumers who paid for magazine subscriptions they never received will finally get what they ordered, or their money back.
Feb 17 1999
SEATTLE - February 17, 1999 - An Issaquah man who falsely claimed the proceeds from the sale of discount coupon books would be used to help local troubled and homeless youth, then used the funds to support himself and his own children, has been closed down by the Attorney General's Office.