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An agency request bill from Attorney General Bob Ferguson aimed at extending the window of opportunity to prosecute human traffickers for their crimes today passed the Senate with unanimous bipartisan support. The bill extends the statute of limitations on human trafficking to match that of non-lethal arson and updates the definition of commercial sex to include “anything of value,” rather than simply a fee.
A federal judge in Seattle today granted Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s request to immediately halt implementation of President Donald Trump’s Executive Order on immigration nationwide.
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the filing of an amended complaint in State of Washington v. Trump, the state’s lawsuit challenging key sections of President Trump’s immigration Executive Order as illegal and unconstitutional.
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s proposal to better support military consumers passed the House of Representatives in an overwhelming, bipartisan 98-0 vote today. House Bill 1056 is sponsored by Rep. Christine Kilduff, D–University Place, and its companion, Senate Bill 5041, is sponsored by Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R–Spokane.
The Attorney General’s Office filed a petition today in Kitsap County Superior Court seeking to civilly commit a Port Orchard-area sex offender and prevent his release into the community. 
SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that he is filing a lawsuit in federal court today against President Donald Trump, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and high-ranking Trump Administration officials. Ferguson’s complaint asks the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington to declare unconstitutional key provisions of President Donald Trump’s immigration Executive Order.
Following a three-day trial in Yakima, a judge ruled on Friday that Haney Truck Line violated the Washington Law Against Discrimination by refusing to allow an employee with a disability to bring a trained service dog to work, Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today.
Statement from Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson and the Attorneys General of California, Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Virginia and the District of Columbia 
"The President's executive order on immigration is un-American and unconstitutional. "My team and I are working this weekend to explore our options to oppose this illegal action. "The rule of law applies to everyone — including President Trump — and I will use the authority of my office to hold him accountable to it."
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced that Spokane-area car dealer Greenacres Motors admitted to the AG’s allegations of a pattern of sexual harassment by its former owner and employee, Monte L. Masingale.

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