Stories tagged: Bob Ferguson
Tue., June 12, 2018, 6 a.m.
State must replace hundreds more culverts to save salmon
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.
Net neutrality ends nationwide, remains in Washington
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 halts political ads in Washington state after state’s lawsuit over ad transparency
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 to join challenge to 2020 census citizenship question
Washington will join legal challenge over citizenship question on 2020 census form, Attorney General Bob Ferguson says.
Tue., Feb. 6, 2018
Washington will fight offshore drilling, Inslee says
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
Foes take another run at ending Washington’s death penalty
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.
Attorney General says lawmaker records subject to disclosure
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.
State Attorney General: OxyContin maker Purdue pushed prescriptions
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 promises battle with Sessions over legal pot
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.
Bob Ferguson says he’ll sue over FCC’s net neutrality repeal
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.
Washington will keep net neutrality in state if FCC won’t for the nation, Inslee says
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.
Value Village sues Washington attorney general over demands
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
PDC complaints becoming weapons in political wars
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
Judge keeps Washington travel ban case on hold
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.
Ferguson: Lawsuits against administration keep Trump ‘accountable’
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.
Judge lifts stay so Washington state can challenge 3rd travel ban
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.
Report: 3M in Washington affected by data breaches over year
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
At Gonzaga, Washington AG Ferguson lays out case for DACA defense
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, Seattle are latest to sue opioid makers
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 asks to join challenge to transgender military service
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 joins suit to fight Trump effort to end DACA
Washington, other states challenge President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA unless Congress passes legislation.
UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017, 1:04 p.m.
Washington leads way as 15 states sue Trump on rollback of DACA
Fifteen states, including Washington, and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit in New York challenging President Donald Trump’s plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.
UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 7:53 p.m.
Inslee, Ferguson threaten to sue Trump over proposed end of DACA
Washington’s governor and attorney general are threatening legal action if President Donald Trump ends a program shielding immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as children from deportation.
Mon., Sept. 4, 2017, 1:06 p.m.
Washington state threatens legal action if DACA repealed
Washington state’s attorney general is threatening legal action if President Donald Trump ends a program that protects young immigrants brought into the U.S. illegally as children.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
Inslee, Ferguson to Sessions: You’re wrong about Washington’s pot system
State leaders try to set U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions straight on Washington pot system.
Sun., Aug. 6, 2017
Editorial: Pot-fearing AG should meet with state officials
Why is the attorney general ignoring his own task force, cherry-picking data, using outdated information and raising the specter of a federal shutdown? Possibly because he holds the outdated view …
UPDATED: Fri., May 12, 2017, 10:24 p.m.
Washington takes Spokane Democrats to court charging campaign reporting violations
The Spokane County Democratic Party faces a lawsuit from the Washington attorney general for failing to report campaign contributions and expenses on time.
UPDATED: Tue., May 9, 2017, 11:22 p.m.
Washington joins another suit against Trump administration, challenges coal leasing order
Washington sues Trump Administration over coal mining on federal lands.
Mon., May 8, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
Washington attorney general files lawsuit in Grant County election
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a campaign finance lawsuit involving the 2014 campaign for Grant County prosecutor.
UPDATED: Mon., May 1, 2017, 11:11 p.m.
Former Washington Gov. Mike Lowry, also a congressman, dies
Former Gov. Mike Lowry, 78, dies of complications of a stroke.