SEATTLE - September 30, 1999 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire today announced Mazda Motor of America , Inc. will pay just over $5.2 million to Washington, 24 other states and the Federal Trade Commission for violating a 1996 consent decree which required the auto dealer to change the way it advertises auto leases.
Seattle - September 22, 1999 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire today announced a lawsuit has been filed against several candy peddlers for violating state child labor laws and coaching children to falsely claim the proceeds from the door-to-door sales are used to support youth programs.
Olympia – State Attorney General Christine Gregoire and Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Terry Bergeson have released a new tool to assist local school safety efforts.
Seattle - September 16,1999 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire has appointed Tina Kondo as the new chief of the Antitrust Division. The division is responsible for enforcing state and federal antitrust laws and investigating complaints about potential anti-competitive activity.
Sept. 10, 1999 - Olympia - A state's right to impose tough environmental standards to protect critical natural resources like Puget Sound are now at stake as the U. S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case challenging Washington's oil spill prevention law.
SEATTLE - September 1, 1999 - The Consumer Privacy Workgroup, appointed by Attorney General Christine Gregoire, will hold two public hearings next week for citizens to voice their concerns about consumer-privacy issues, including the collection and distribution of personal information by businesses.
Seattle - The Attorney General’s Office today urged consumers to consider carefully whether to accept or opt out of a proposed settlement for a private class action lawsuit with Publishers Clearinghouse (PCH). Consumers who do not opt out are automatically covered by the terms of the settlement.
OLYMPIA - August 18, 1999 - Attorney General Christine Gregoire today unveiled a new webpage that is designed to gather citizen comments on consumer privacy issues and provide updates on the work of the Attorney General's Consumer Privacy Workgroup.
Olympia - August 10, 1999 - A Washington-based employment agency that hired people to replace striking Kaiser Aluminum workers in Spokane violated state law when it hired people outside Washington, according to the Attorney General’s Office.
Seattle -August 3, 1999 - Washington State Attorney General Christine Gregoire today filed action against Ultima Systems, Inc. of Bothell for continuing to violate a 1997 consent decree and simultaneously filed a new lawsuit against a related travel marketer, Vacation Marketing Systems, Inc. of Lynnwood.