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AG Ferguson charges three officers in the killing of Manuel Ellis

Today the Washington Attorney General filed felony charges against three Tacoma Police Department officers involved in the homicide of Manuel Ellis. The Attorney General charged Christopher...Read More

Biden announces judicial nominees for Washington State

The Biden Administration announced this week the nominations of Tana Lin and David Estudillo to District Court judgeships in Washington. The nominations reflect the Biden...Read More

Advocates, prosecutors and law enforcement weigh in on bill that would address Blake decision

Two questions shaped the format of Sen. Manka Dhingra’s (D – Redmond) bill addressing the State v. Blake decision: does the state need to respond, and what...Read More

AG Ferguson will direct $13.5 million from Mckinsey lawsuit toward treatment, prevention, other efforts to address opioid epidemic in Washington State

As a result of an investigation launched by Attorney General Bob Ferguson, McKinsey, a multinational consulting firm that worked with Purdue Pharma, will pay $13,465,833...Read More

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