Stories tagged: Bob Ferguson
UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 27, 2018, 10:29 p.m.
Medical marijuana could be covered under some government disability programs, an attorney general’s opinion says, but whether that would jeopardize federal funding for local programs isn’t clear.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 19, 2018, 5:56 p.m.
The federal government will try to control, capture and eliminate dangerous vapors coming out of the nuclear waste tanks on the Hanford Reservation as a way to avoid a pending …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 27, 2018, 9:44 a.m.
Mead schools, teachers union reach tentative contract; legislator calls for state intervention in strikes
Mead School District officials and the district’s teachers union have reached a tentative contract agreement, with union members scheduled to vote on it Monday evening.
UPDATED: Tue., July 24, 2018, 9:37 p.m.
Facebook will be legally required to end its practice of allowing businesses to block certain groups like blacks, gays and immigrants from viewing ads under an agreement reached with the …
UPDATED: Thu., July 19, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
Washington sues two charities in national crackdown on groups that falsely claim to help veterans.
Wed., July 11, 2018
As the state removes agency fees for nonunion workers, Republican legislators call for changes on union dues.
UPDATED: Tue., June 26, 2018, 8:47 p.m.
U.S. Supreme Court upholds latest version of President Trump’s travel ban.
UPDATED: Thu., June 21, 2018, 10:09 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s signing of an executive order will delay but not prevent a lawsuit from Washington and several other states over the practice of separating families who are detained …
Tue., June 19, 2018, 6 a.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee and state Attorney General Bob Ferguson demand answers about asylum-seekers being held in Washington and accuse the Trump administration of lying about the policy.
Tue., June 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
U.S. Supreme Court lets stand a decision that put Washington on the hook for replacing hundreds of culverts in an effort to save salmon while refusing to order federal government …
Tue., June 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
Federal net neutrality rules ended Monday, but any changes in Washington could be quickly challenged by a new state law.
Thu., June 7, 2018, 10:17 a.m.
Google stopped accepting political ads in Washington state on Thursday, just days after state Attorney General Bob Ferguson
Tue., March 27, 2018, 8:01 p.m.
Washington will join legal challenge over citizenship question on 2020 census form, Attorney General Bob Ferguson says.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
State officials, tribal leaders vow to fight Trump administration plans to open the Washington coast areas to offshore oil and gas drilling.
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018
Democratic control of the Senate means 2018 could be the year that Washington abolishes the death penalty, Attorney General Bob Ferguson says.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 10, 2018, 10:44 p.m.
The Washington Attorney General’s office said Wednesday that state lawmakers are subject to the same rules of disclosure that cover other elected officials and employees at state agencies.
Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 9:30 p.m.
Vancouver nurse practitioner Kelly Bell prescribed more than $1.5 million worth of OxyContin in a six-month span in 2008 – months before federal agents raided the Payette Clinic, according to …
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, 10:27 p.m.
Washington officials promise fight with federal government on any new policy that leads to crackdown on state’s legalized marijuana operations.
Thu., Dec. 14, 2017, 11:10 a.m.
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he plans to file yet another lawsuit against the Trump administration: this one over net neutrality.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 13, 2017, 8:53 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee and other state officials announced plans to keep net neutrality in Washington if the Federal Communications Commission decides to change the national rules.
UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 12, 2017, 8:08 p.m.
The company that operates 300 Value Village, Savers and other thrift stores in the U.S., Canada and Australia is suing Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson, saying his office has …
Sun., Dec. 10, 2017
Campaign finance complaints pile up at the Public Disclosure Commission and the state Attorney General’s office as political activists wage war over who’s not following the rules.
Sat., Oct. 28, 2017
A Seattle judge will let legal battles over the latest travel restrictions work their way through other courts, and puts the Washington case on hold.
UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 26, 2017, 6:53 p.m.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson tells Senate Republicans his multiple legal challenges to the Trump administration protect Washington. Majority Leader Mark Schoesler says inquiry from members was routine, not political.
Thu., Oct. 12, 2017, 6:26 p.m.
A federal judge has granted Washington state the opportunity to challenge the third and latest travel ban announced by President Donald Trump.
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 12:10 p.m.
Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson says nearly 3 million people in the state had their information compromised in data breaches in the past year.
Sat., Sept. 30, 2017
For the second time this year, Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson spoke at Gonzaga University about a lawsuit his office has filed against the Trump administration.
UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 28, 2017, 7:29 p.m.
Washington state and the city of Seattle on Thursday joined more than two dozen other government entities across the country suing to hold opioid makers accountable for an addiction crisis …
Mon., Sept. 25, 2017, 8:59 p.m.
Washington wants to join a lawsuit over the ban on transgender men and women serving in the military.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 11:09 p.m.
Washington, other states challenge President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA unless Congress passes legislation.