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Bob Ferguson

Mar 13 2020
Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced nearly $20 million in checks will begin going out today to nearly 8,400 Washington consumers as a result of Ferguson’s recovery in price-fixing lawsuits against seven manufacturers of cathode ray tubes, or CRTs. The minimum check to consumers will be for $25. The median check will be for $52.
Mar 9 2020
SEATTLE — A federal judge has granted Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s request to block the Trump Administration’s latest effort to allow 3D-printed gun files to be released on the internet. These files would allow plug-and-play access to 3D-print unregistered, untraceable firearms that can also be very difficult to detect, even with a metal detector. Untraceable firearms are sometimes called “ghost guns.”
Mar 9 2020
OLYMPIA — As a result of Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s campaign finance case, a former Grant County Superior Court judge and a Moses Lake business owner will pay $250,000 in civil penalties, costs and fees.
Mar 6 2020
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today led a coalition 17 attorneys general, 45 state and local elected officials to call on the Trump Administration to delay its “public charge” rule while the COVID-19 outbreak and response is ongoing.
Mar 6 2020
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s agency-request legislation to ban solitary confinement as a punitive practice for juveniles passed the Washington State Legislature today, in a strong bipartisan vote of 36-13.
Mar 5 2020
Attorney General Bob Ferguson offers the following statement warning consumers about possible scams preying on COVID-19 fears:
Mar 4 2020
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson offers the following statement:
Feb 27 2020
SEATTLE — A federal judge today reversed and permanently blocked the Trump Administration’s unlawful decision to “reprogram” funding for more nearly $89 million in congressionally approved military construction funding meant for Naval Base Kitsap to help build a wall along the U.S. southern border with Mexico.
Feb 21 2020
OLYMPIA — A Thurston County Superior Court judge ruled today that Tim Eyman has committed more than 100 violations of multiple Washington state campaign finance laws by concealing $766,447 in political contributions. Eyman faces significant potential penalties which will be determined in July.
Feb 18 2020
The Washington State House of Representatives today passed Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Gov. Jay Inslee’s joint legislation protecting domestic workers. It passed by a bipartisan, 59-39 vote. It now moves to the Senate for consideration.