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Twitter to pay $100,000 to Washington State for multiple campaign finance violations

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Twitter will pay $100,000 to Washington’s Public Disclosure Transparency Account for violating the state’s campaign finance disclosure law, which Washingtonians...Read More

Washington DFI Among 30 States Joining CFTC In Charging Metals Dealer With $185 Million Scheme Targeting Seniors

The Washington State Department of Financial Institutions Division of Securities and Washington Attorney General’s Office announced today participation in a consolidated nationwide enforcement action to halt...Read More

Stevens County commissioners could be ejected from office after judge ruled they misspent $130k from a public fund

The Spokesman-Review reported last week that all three Stevens County commissioners could be legally ejected from office after a judge ruled that they misspent $130,000...Read More

Ferguson: “For months, my legal team has been preparing for the possibility that the president might attempt to unlawfully delay the election.”

In a statement earlier today, Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson reiterated his concern that President Trump may try to delay the November election and...Read More

Q&A: Mike Vaska on his run for attorney general

Longtime Seattle lawyer Mike Vaska is running to become Washington State’s next attorney general. Vaska, a Republican, is hoping to deny incumbent Bob Ferguson a...Read More

Judge rules that Inslee’s transportation budget vetoes exceeded his authority

A Thurston County Superior Court judge ruled that Gov. Inslee’s 2019 vetoes of provisions in the state’s two-year transportation budget exceeded his constitutional authority. Judge Carol...Read More

Monsanto to pay record $95 million to end Ferguson’s lawsuit over PCBS

Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today that Monsanto will pay $95 million to resolve Ferguson’s lawsuit over the company’s manufacturing, marketing and distribution of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs)....Read More

Ferguson joins lawsuit against DeVos’ Title IX rules change

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson joined 17 other attorneys general yesterday to file a lawsuit challenging the U.S. Department of Education’s new rule on reporting sexual assault...Read More

In wake of protests, Seattle City Attorney announces withdrawal of consent decree motion

On Wednesday afternoon, Seattle City Attorney Pete Holmes issued the following statement regarding George Floyd, recent demonstrations in Seattle, and the federal consent decree with...Read More

The challenge of bail reform amidst the protests this week

Following George Floyd’s murder by a police officer and the ensuing protests in Minneapolis and beyond, celebrity model Chrissy Tiegen tweeted that she was “committed...Read More