SPOKANE - Aug. 24, 2001 - The Washington state Attorney General's office went to court today to prevent a New Jersey man from seeking investors in phony devices that he claims provide free or low-cost power.
Olympia – August 3, 2001 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire has sued tobacco companies in Arizona and the Philippines for failing to make state-mandated payments that are set aside to cover possible judgments against them in future state lawsuits.
SEATTLE -- The Attorney General's High-Tech Unit, which was created to battle crime and fraud on the Internet, has achieved a victory by forcing a Kitsap County-based website to stop pitching illegal pyramid and Ponzi schemes.
Olympia - July 20, 2001 - A new federal study offers encouraging signs that anti-tobacco programs funded by the states' 1998 settlement with major tobacco companies are helping reduce the use of tobacco among young people, Attorney General Christine Gregoire said today.
Spokane - June 28, 2001 - Washington Attorney General Christine Gregoire today sued members of an Eastern Washington vacuum cleaner sales ring for using unfair and high-pressure sales tactics on vulnerable elderly citizens.
OLYMPIA -- The Attorney General's Office is prepared to ask a federal administrative law judge Monday to allow Washington energy utilities to negotiate refunds for overpriced electricity charged by wholesale power generators and distributors.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Washington Attorney General Christine Gregoire told a Senate Committee here today that the energy issue is a "west-wide" problem that "is not just about legalities and economic theories, but about the day-to-day lives of people, our businesses, our schools and our environment."
OLYMPIA - June 18, 2001 - Ten anti-tobacco programs each received a $500 grant to expand their tobacco prevention efforts, Attorney General Christine Gregoire announced. Each grant is part of a $5,000 award Gregoire received in 2001 from the American Legacy Foundation for her leadership in the 1998 settlement against the nation's largest tobacco companies.
Olympia - June 12, 2001 - The U.S. Department of Energy's proposed budget to clean up the nation's nuclear waste is inadequate and will unnecessarily cost taxpayers billions of dollars, Washington Attorney General Christine Gregoire warned Energy Secretary Spencer Abraham in a letter sent today.
Seattle - June 7, 2001- The Attorney General's office is seeking applications from organizations that would use last year's $5.7 million settlement with vitamin companies for health and nutrition programs or to advance nutritional, dietary or agricultural science.