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UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 6, 2017

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

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

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.


Washington state threatens legal action if DACA repealed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

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.


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Why is the attorney general ignoring his own task force, cherry-picking data, using outdated information and raising the specter of a federal shutdown? Possibly because he holds the outdated view …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

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

Washington joins another suit against Trump administration, challenges coal leasing order

Washington sues Trump Administration over coal mining on federal lands.


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

Former Washington Gov. Mike Lowry, also a congressman, dies

Former Gov. Mike Lowry, 78, dies of complications of a stroke.


UPDATED: Thu., April 27, 2017

Padden, Ferguson at odds over immigration advice

Sen. Mike Padden, Attorney General Bob Ferguson spar over how cities and counties should respond to federal requests for help with immigration enforcement.


UPDATED: Thu., April 13, 2017

College loan information bill passes

College students would get more financial information on loans under state Senate bill


UPDATED: Fri., March 31, 2017

Attorney General: Tim Eyman misused initiative donations

Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a civil lawsuit against anti-tax initiative promoter Tim Eyman and his organizations over their campaign finance practices.


UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017

AG Ferguson tells Gonzaga students how to sue a president

A crowd of students and professors at Gonzaga University chuckled Friday afternoon when Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson took a jab at the Trump administration’s legal defense of the president’s …


UPDATED: Fri., March 10, 2017

Judge wants more info on new immigration rules

Judge demands more information on whether the new executive order on immigration should be blocked or go forward.


UPDATED: Thu., March 9, 2017

Washington AG Bob Ferguson says old injunction should block Trump’s new immigration order

President Trump’s new order limiting immigration should still be blocked by the federal injunction against his previous order, Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said.


UPDATED: Mon., March 6, 2017

Inslee, Ferguson say new Trump rules on immigration, refugees proves president’s first order was indefensible

State Attorney General Bob Ferguson says President Trump “capitulated” on travel ban with new order.


Washington prepared for any federal action on legal pot, Ferguson says

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the state is preparing for any federal crackdown on legal marijuana.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 24, 2017

Government wants appeal of travel ban put on hold

The Justice Department wants a federal appeals court to put President Trump’s travel ban case on hold until he issues a new order, but the states who sued to stop …


Trump travel ban personal for young Washington lawyer who led fight

Washington state Solicitor General Noah Purcell has argued before packed courtrooms, but those crowds paled in comparison to the millions who heard him argue against President Donald Trump’s travel ban …


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 17, 2017

Sue Lani Madsen: Richland florist ruling doesn’t respect differences

Does being legal make it right? That’s a typical ethical dilemma we’re discussing this semester in the Ethics and Professional Practice class in the School of Design & Construction at …


UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 16, 2017

Trump seeks pause in legal fight with revised travel ban

The Trump administration said in court documents on Thursday it wants a pause in the legal fight over its ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, so it can …


Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson uses strategic streak to fight Trump

The legal challenge that would launch Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson into the vanguard of resistance against President Donald Trump’s travel ban was already in the works as Ferguson flew …


Inslee, Ferguson in spotlight as Washington fights Trump travel ban

Court fight over Trump’s immigration order is generating national attention for Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson.


Trump travel ban case: A look at what comes next

A federal appeals court has handed a resounding victory to Washington state and Minnesota in their challenge of President Donald Trump’s travel ban, finding unanimously that a lower court ruling …


UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 7, 2017

UW students sue over Trump travel ban

Two University of Washington students have filed a lawsuit, saying President Donald Trump’s executive order temporarily blocking immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees from entering the country …


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 6, 2017

Washington governor, AG meet traveler affected by ban

Washington state Gov. Jay Inslee and Attorney General Bob Ferguson welcomed a passenger at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport who had been blocked by President Donald Trump’s immigration travel ban.


UPDATED: Fri., Feb. 3, 2017

Federal judge in Seattle halts Trump immigration order

A federal judge in Seattle halted major portions of President Trump’s immigration restrictions Friday afternoon.


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 30, 2017

Washington sues to block Trump immigration order

Washington sued the federal government in an effort to block President Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven Middle Eastern countries.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 25, 2017

Spokane area car dealership admits to sexual harassment, will pay $280,000

Spokane area car dealership Greenacres Motors agrees to pay fines and penalties after admitting that allegations of a pattern of sexual harassment by its former owner and employee, Monte L. …