Stories tagged: Washington Attorney General
Thu., Sept. 29, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan named in Tim Eyman campaign disclosure lawsuit
The Washington Attorney General’s Office has filed three claims against Tim Eyman-backed political committees that are also overseen by Spokane City Councilman Mike Fagan. Both Eyman and Fagan said they’re …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 10:30 a.m.
Libertarian hopes to wrest Washington AG’s office from Democrats
Democrat incumbent Bob Ferguson is running for a second term against Joshua Trumbull, an Arlington attorney and Libertarian.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 2:24 p.m.
Attorney general calls for ban of assault weapons
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is seeking legislation to ban the sale of assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, saying such weapons are designed for killing people and have no place …
Wed., Sept. 2, 2015
State AG reaches $1 million settlement in language CD scheme
Atencion, attenzione and achtung: Washington residents who bought what seemed to be cheap CDs to learn a foreign language, only to be trapped in an expensive Internet marketing scam, can …
Tue., July 14, 2015
Spokane County files appeal to reverse tax-break ruling
Spokane County will continue to fight a tax break for military veterans and low-income retirees it says the city of Spokane illegally promised. The state has joined the county, saying …
Wed., Feb. 18, 2015
Spokane County judge denies prison time compensation to three men
Three men whose convictions for drug-related crimes were thrown out after they spent four years in prison are not entitled to compensation by the state, a Spokane County judge has …
Tue., Nov. 25, 2014
AG’s office: No consent needed for body cameras
The cameras that will soon be worn by all Spokane police officers on patrol may continue rolling without consent in most cases, the Washington attorney general’s office announced Monday. Most …
Tue., Feb. 25, 2014, 2:15 p.m.
Colville officer pleads guilty to sex crimes
Colville Police officer Rex Newport pleaded guilty to five criminal felony and misdemeanor counts Tuesday, according to the Washington Attorney General’s Office. Newport admitted to having sex on the job …
Fri., Oct. 4, 2013, 2:03 p.m.
Colville police officer charged on alleged sexual misconduct
Rex Newport faces seven charges in connection with a series of alleged sexual encounters with intoxicated women dating back to 2011. Newport remains on administrative leave from the Colville Police …
Tue., July 30, 2013, 1:06 p.m.
Spokane Valley businessmen accused of running scam
Two Spokane Valley businessmen with a history of consumer complaints about their credit card processing company are now accused of running a scam.
Sun., March 13, 2011
Caldwell: Consumers cashing in despite cutbacks
Washington Consumer Resource Centers manned by fewer than one dozen staff members put $4.8 million back in consumer pockets last year. That’s a significant drop from 2009, when almost $7.2 …
Tue., Feb. 8, 2011
DirecTV offers refunds for viewers rejoining the service
Customers of DirecTV who paid hundreds of dollars to terminate their contracts are being given full refunds if they rejoin, the company announced recently. The action follows a recent ceasefire …
Wed., Jan. 28, 2009
Avista rates face appeal
Washington’s attorney general has appealed a sharp increase in Avista power bills and aims to unravel the company’s plan to collect an extra $112 million from businesses and residential customers …