Stories tagged: Attorney General Bob Ferguson
UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 10:37 p.m.
Washington attorney general files suit against DeVos, Education Department
Four days after he stood on a Bellevue street corner with other protesters and denounced Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit against DeVos …
Thu., Oct. 5, 2017
AG should challenge income tax
Ultimately, it’s about making sure Seattle (or any local government) can’t circumvent the state constitution. As such, the place to take a stand is when the law is ignored.
Sat., Sept. 2, 2017
Outside View: Culvert ruling needs legal clarification
If the ruling is allowed to stand, it would expand tribal authority to an unreasonable extent.
UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 4, 2017, 10:10 p.m.
Sessions raises concerns over Washington’s pot legalization
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he’s disappointed with a letter from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the state’s efforts to regulate marijuana.
UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
Lawsuit: Washington cyberstalking law violates free speech
A retired Air Force major is asking a federal court to declare Washington state’s cyberstalking law unconstitutional, saying he’s been threatened with prosecution – and up to a year in …
Sun., Feb. 19, 2017
Court upheld law, equality in florist case
It doesn’t matter whether it’s floral arrangements in Richland or milk shakes at a Southern soda fountain. Religion doesn’t provide a free pass.
Sun., Feb. 12, 2017
Travel controversy a proud moment for Washington
If this was simply a way to follow through on a long-ago campaign promise to impose a moratorium of sorts on Muslims entering the country, then we can be thankful …
Sat., Jan. 30, 2016
Editorial: Shine light on lobbying
Washington and Idaho lawmakers should adopt “cooling off” legislation to ensure that former officials aren’t unfairly leveraging their connections.
Fri., Sept. 11, 2015, 1:06 p.m.
State to file motion requesting reconsideration of charter school ruling
The Washington State attorney general is filing a motion asking the Washington State Supreme Court to reconsider its controversial ruling declaring state funding of charter schools as unconstitutional.
Mon., Sept. 1, 2014
In brief: Event to focus on exposing scams
The Washington state Attorney General’s Office and AARP are having a free “Scam Jam” Sept. 9 in Spokane to help people avoid today’s leading scams designed to steal your identity …
Tue., Feb. 11, 2014
Caribbean calls scam cellphone users
OLYMPIA – If someone calls your cellphone from a Caribbean island but hangs up before you answer, chances are some friend wasn’t calling to gloat about sipping daiquiris on a …