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Bob Ferguson is choice for attorney general
Thu, Sep 15, 2016
State Attorney General Bob Ferguson should be re-elected to a second term. He has done a solid job looking out for the interests of state government and the state’s residents.  Ferguson, a Democrat, runs the Attorney General’s Office in a nonpartisan fashion — following a tradition in Washington state dating back Read More
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Attorney general charges Renton man with running an illegal dump on his property
Mon, Sep 12, 2016
Charges have been filed against a Renton man for allegedly running an illegal dump and wrecking yard for more than a decade on his property in the 15000 block of Southeast Renton-Issaquah Road. State Attorney General Bob Ferguson last week charged Charles Pillon in King County Superior Court with one felony Read More
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Washington attorney general proposes assault-weapons ban
Wed, Sep 7, 2016
Spurred by the recent killings of three teenagers in Mukilteo, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson will propose legislation next year to ban the sale of assault-style weapons and high-capacity magazines in Washington. Ferguson announced his proposal Wednesday, flanked by the parents of a fourth Mukilteo victim, who was seriously injured, as well Read More
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Attorney General, Seattle-based Julep Beauty Inc. at odds over $3M settlement
Mon, Sep 5, 2016
SEATTLE — The Washington Attorney General's Office says Seattle-based Julep Beauty Inc. and its owner, Jane Park, will pay $3 million for using what the office says were deceptive "negative option" marketing tactics. The company objected to the way the Attorney General's Office characterized the matter and said it never engaged Read More
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Man pleads guilty to murdering girlfriend on I-90
Thu, Sep 1, 2016
RITZVILLE — A Chicago man pleaded guilty to murdering his girlfriend in front of their son on Interstate 90 near Ritzville while he was high on methamphetamine. Manuel Argomaniz-Camargo, 34, of Chicago, entered a guilty plea to first-degree murder, with a deadly weapon enhancement, and possession of methamphetamine in Adams County Read More
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Legal papers depict Hanford managers eager to cut back on safety
Thu, Aug 18, 2016
Legal documents filed by the Washington state attorney general, the advocacy group Hanford challenge and the local 598 pipefitters union detail a trail of decisions by managers at Hanford that, according to the records, explain why a record number of workers have been exposed to suspected chemical vapors and are suffering Read More
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State Attorney General's Office upbraids city of Yakima over motion in homeless facility lawsuit
Tue, Aug 16, 2016
YAKIMA, Wash. -- After warning of intervention earlier this month, the state Attorney General’s Office has now gotten involved in Yakima’s legal battle over the siting of a homeless facility in the former Roy’s Market building. Yakima Neighborhood Health Services is suing the city of Yakima to win the right to Read More
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Attorney general files campaign-finance complaint against Port, chamber
Mon, Aug 15, 2016
State attorney general Bob Ferguson’s office filed a campaign-finance complaint Monday against Port of Tacoma officials, the Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County, and the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce. The complaint contends that port officials violated campaign-finance laws by spending public money — $45,000 in legal fees — to oppose Read More
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Washington State Files $100 Million Lawsuit Against Comcast
Tue, Aug 2, 2016
OLYMPIA, Wash.—Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday filed a $100 million lawsuit against Comcast Corp., saying the cable and internet giant deceived customers into paying tens of millions of dollars in fees for a “near-worthless” service protection plan. Mr. Ferguson, who filed the lawsuit in King County Superior Court, said at a news Read More
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Legal action over Hanford safety heats up with judge's ruling
Tue, Aug 2, 2016
A federal judge ruled Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Energy and the contractor managing millions of gallons of nuclear waste at the Hanford Site must take interim measures to better protect workers from poisonous gases. The ruling by District Court Judge Thomas O. Rice came after Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed Read More
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