Stories tagged: Bob Ferguson
UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 10:46 p.m.
The attorney general’s office estimated the Washington State Patrol, which runs the state’s two crime laboratories, will be able to test about 1,150 kits with the grant from the U.S. …
UPDATED: Thu., March 7, 2019, 10:14 p.m.
Washington gun dealers will be required to conduct enhanced background checks when selling semi-automatic rifles starting July 1, even if they disagree with the initiative that requires them, Gov. Jay …
UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 22, 2019, 9:40 p.m.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson talks smoking age, marijuana, guns and Donald Trump in podcast
Ferguson said he’s confident the Washington Legislature will pass a bill this session increasing the legal smoking age to 21 and is eyeing a legal challenge to President Donald Trump’s …
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:15 p.m.
Washington is preparing to sue the federal government over President Donald Trump’s declaration of a national emergency to expand the border wall if any state funding is cut, Gov. Jay …
Sun., Jan. 27, 2019, 5 a.m.
The week that was: Ferguson sidesteps question on running for governor; state of Liberty gets another try
Spokane group has breakfast with Attorney General Bob Ferguson, asks if he’d like to be Gov. Bob Ferguson.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019, 9:03 p.m.
The Washington attorney general filed a lawsuit Friday alleging that clothing marketer LuLaRoe, and its business model which uses “fashion consultants,” is actually a pyramid scheme used to defraud those …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:43 a.m.
Attorney general, speaker of the house make pitch to ban tobacco sales to those under 21 in Washington
Bill would ban tobacco and vaping sales in Washington to those under 21.
Thu., Jan. 10, 2019, 8:45 a.m.
Doctors who specialize in female pelvic medicine say lawsuits by four states, including Washington and California, over products used to treat pelvic floor disorders and incontinence might scare patients away …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 4:09 p.m.
The payment settles a lawsuit filed by the state Attorney General’s Office last year after a citizen’s complaint that the party had failed to file timely financial reports in 2016, …
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 …