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Office of the Attorney General

Attorney General

Bob Ferguson

Mar 5 2015
OLYMPIA — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson today filed a motion asking a federal court in Tacoma to dismiss Northwest School of Safety v. Ferguson, a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Initiative 594.
Mar 4 2015
OLYMPIA — Today, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s legislation strengthening the state’s data breach notification law passed the House of Representatives, 97 to 0, with strong bipartisan support.
Mar 3 2015
OLYMPIA — The Washington State Archives has announced a series of open government training workshops throughout Washington in March in support of a state law that was introduced by the Washington State Attorney General’s Office and passed in 2014.
Mar 3 2015
SPOKANE — A Spokane Valley man has been charged with faking on-the-job injuries and using the last names of Seahawks players to obtain narcotics and other prescription drugs.  
Mar 2 2015
YAKIMA — The Attorney General’s Office announced today that trial has begun in Yakima County Superior Court in the case of State of Washington vs. David Ramirez, a sexually violent predator civil commitment proceeding.
Mar 2 2015
SEATTLE — Better Business Bureau is partnering with the Washington State Attorney General’s Office for National Consumer Protection Week, March 1-7. Both agencies are committed to providing tools and tips to protect consumers from scams and to help them make better purchasing decisions.
Feb 27 2015
Port Orchard — A Kitsap County jury has decided that repeat sex offender George Edward Hancock, Jr. is a dangerous predator and must be confined in the State’s Special Commitment Center on McNeil Island.  In the interest of public safety, prosecutors from Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s Sexually Violent Predator Unit (SVP) have been fighting since July 2014 to prevent Hancock’s release into the community.
Feb 26 2015
OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today endorsed the decision by the Federal Communications Commission to preserve net neutrality and protect the open Internet. 
Feb 26 2015
Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson today issued the following joint statement regarding the U.S. Department of Justice’s motion to stay the Texas judge’s decision to block reforms to the federal immigration system.
Feb 24 2015
OLYMPIA — The state filed charges in Chelan County today against Wenatchee restaurant owners who are accused of falsifying tax returns in order to hide more than a quarter-million dollars in taxes they collected but didn’t pay the state.