Washington State

Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Jan 18 1996
SEATTLE - The State Attorney General's Office last year saved Washington consumers nearly $5 million dollars - a record amount - primarily through the help of volunteers.
SEATTLE - April 29, 2002 - In the wake of its settlement with tire giant Bridgestone/Firestone Inc., the Washington Attorney General's office today announced a new initiative to educate the public about tire safety.
SPOKANE - Three members of a door-to-door vacuum sales ring that allegedly used high-pressure sales tactics on elderly consumers will be required to pay $30,000 in consumer restitution and $20,000 in attorney fees, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
OLYMPIA -- Philip Morris USA has told the nation's Attorneys General that it is "presently uncertain" whether it will make $2.6 billion in tobacco settlement payments next month to state governments, Washington Attorney General Christine Gregoire said today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Washington will not trade quality for speed in the clean-up of radioactive waste at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, Attorney General Christine Gregoire told a U.S. Senate Committee today.
TACOMA - May 12, 2003 - The top state and federal law enforcement officials in Washington announced today they will conduct a joint state and federal investigation into all aspects of the murder and suicide involving Crystal Brame and her husband Tacoma Police Chief David Brame.
Seattle - November 21, 2001 - Governor Gary Locke and Attorney General Christine Gregoire, along with representatives of state law enforcement and prosecutors’ organizations, announced proposed joint legislation Wednesday which would provide tough, comprehensive new tools to fight terrorism.
SEATTLE -Thousands of Washington homeowners who were overcharged for home loans issued by Household International will share millions of dollars in one of the largest direct consumer restitution cases in U.S. history, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced today.
  State of Washington v. U.S. Department of Energy Transuranic Waste Shipments to Hanford Question and Answer March 4, 2003 On March 4, 2003, the state of Washington filed a lawsuit to stop the U.S. Department of Energy (USDOE) from sending additional shipments of transuranic waste to Hanford from other

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