Apr 14 2020
AG Ferguson files lawsuit against Greyhound for failure to protect customers from CBP’s warrantless and suspicionless immigration sweeps on buses
Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit in Spokane County Superior Court against Greyhound Lines Inc. The lawsuit seeks to hold Greyhound accountable for the bus line’s practice of allowing U.S. Customs & Border Protection (CBP) agents to board its buses and conduct warrantless and suspicionless immigration sweeps of Greyhound passengers at the Spokane Intermodal Center, and repeatedly refusing to implement reforms to protect passengers.
Apr 14 2020
Procurador General (AG) Ferguson presenta una demanda contra Greyhound por no proteger a sus clientes de las redadas de inmigración sin orden judicial ni sospecha razonable llevadas a cabo por CBP en los autobuses.
El Procurador General Bob Ferguson ha iniciado una demanda en la corte superior del condado de Spokane contra Greyhound Lines, Inc. La demanda busca hacer responsable a la compañía de autobuses Greyhound por su práctica de permitir que los agentes de Aduanas y Protección Fronteriza de los EE.UU. (U.S. Customs & Border Protection) (CBP) aborden los autobuses para llevar a cabo redadas de los pasajeros de Greyhound sin contar con órdenes judiciales ni sospecha razonable en el Spokane Intermodal Center, y por negarse repetidamente a implementar reformas para proteger a los pasajeros.
Apr 14 2020
Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed a campaign finance lawsuit today against Facebook for selling Washington state political ads without maintaining information for the public as required by Washington state campaign finance law. The complaint asserts that Facebook intentionally violated the state’s campaign finance disclosure law, which was first adopted by initiative in 1972 and reenacted and amended multiple times since 1976 by the Legislature.
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.