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Editorial: Ferguson deserves second term as Attorney General
Thu, Oct 6, 2016
As much as for a long list of accomplishments in his first term, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson deserves re-election based on his response to failures by attorneys in his office. Ferguson, a Democrat, is challenged this year not by a Republican but by Libertarian candidate Joshua Trumbull, an Arlington lawyer and Lake Stevens Read More
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AG Ferguson’s work earns him a second term
Thu, Oct 6, 2016
Bob Ferguson is nearing the end of a four-year term as Washington state attorney general. His work has mainly been sterling. The Democrat has stood up to influential and wealthy interests on matters of campaign finance and consumer fraud, beefed up his consumer protection unit, and taken action to change course Read More
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Wyman, McCarthy, Ferguson best picks for statewide offices
Thu, Oct 6, 2016
Every four years, candidates for nine statewide executive offices — that’s a lot — appear on the Washington state ballot. Some of the offices, such as governor and attorney general, are political in nature and lend themselves to partisan campaigns. Others, such as state auditor or state treasurer, are more Read More
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AG’s office files election-finance complaint against Kim Wyman
Tue, Oct 4, 2016
Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s office has filed a complaint against the re-election campaign of Secretary of State Kim Wyman, alleging that Wyman missed deadlines in filing campaign-finance reports. The issue was first raised by the state Democratic Party, which filed a citizen’s complaint against Wyman, a Republican. Ferguson, a Democrat, has Read More
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Wash. AG asks high court to hear sex trafficking case against Backpage
Mon, Oct 3, 2016
OLYMPIA, Wash. -- Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to hear the appeal of a case against Backpage.com, a website accused of promoting child sex trafficking. Three underage girls, allegedly marketed for sex through Backpage.com, attempted to sue the site and its operators, according to a Read More
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Ferguson: 'Shoddy' accounting, 'improper disclosure' by Eyman
Tue, Sep 27, 2016
Accusing the initiative promoter with "shoddy accounting practices" and "improper disclosure" of the source of his campaign minds, Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed three campaign finance complaints against Tim Eyman. The complaints do not relate to a wider AG probe into allegations that Eyman used initiative donations on personal expenses. The Read More
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6067 139 Seahawks' Doug Baldwin calls for nationwide review of police policies
Thu, Sep 22, 2016
One day after Richard Sherman spoke out against police use of excessive force, one of his Seattle Seahawks teammates made a call to action. Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin outlined a plan Thursday to evaluate standing policies for police across the country. "As an american black male in this country, I'm suggesting Read More
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Our Voice: Vote to re-elect Attorney General Bob Ferguson
Tue, Sep 20, 2016
Among the races this fall is an interesting battle for the position of Washington State Attorney General between an incumbent Democrat and a Libertarian lawyer in private practice. Attorney General Bob Ferguson and Joshua Trumbull of Snohomish County are vying to lead what is essentially the largest law firm in our Read More
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Vapor protections could put new Hanford deadlines at risk
Tue, Sep 20, 2016
Newly set deadlines for emptying some Hanford waste tanks might not be met if DOE takes certain steps to better protect workers from chemical vapors, according to a preliminary report. The Department of Energy requested that its tank farm contractor look at the potential impact of a union demand that supplied Read More
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We endorse: McCarthy for state auditor, Davidson for treasurer, Ferguson for AG Read more here: htt
Mon, Sep 19, 2016
Here’s some good news for anyone weary of the same cast of characters locking down the top elected seats in Olympia year after year, like lawn chair squatters at a holiday parade. All of Washington’s statewide executive posts are up for grabs this fall, and five of the nine are wide Read More
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