The money will go to several women harmed while working on a blueberry farm near the Tri-Cities.
Loren Culp, the Republican gubernatorial candidate who lost to Gov. Jay Inslee in the 2020 election, has withdrawn a lawsuit against the state alleging widespread election fraud.
The state attorney general's office has fired a senior criminal investigator after a server at a Tacoma restaurant said he allegedly made a scene and stiffed her on her tip for wearing a Black Lives Matter button.
Attorney General Bob Ferguson is suing vaping giant JUUL, claiming its advertising targets teens at a time when one in five teens in Washington state are vaping.
Washington's attorney general says Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, a Republican donor with with no prior postal management experience, did not follow proper procedures when he made widespread changes to postal service.
A court found that a bogus charity took millions of dollars from Washington residents who thought they were helping fight breast cancer.
Seven national fast-food chains have agreed to end policies that blocked workers from changing branches — limiting wages and job opportunities — under the threat of legal action from the state of Washington.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Monday sued Google and Facebook, saying the companies failed to maintain information about political advertising as required by state law.
Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a lawsuit against Motel 6, saying the budget motel chain is voluntarily handing its guest registries to Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents.
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.
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says he's disappointed with a letter from U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions about the state's efforts to regulate marijuana.In a letter dated July 24 , Sessions pointed out to Ferguson and Gov.
Washington state joined a coalition of other states, including Hawaii and Maryland, Tuesday challenging the Trump administration's interpretation of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling on the travel ban involving six Muslim countries.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) _ The state of Washington is accusing a Quincy agricultural company and one of its managers of sexually harassing female workers and retaliating against workers who complained.State Attorney General Bob Ferguson filed the lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in Spokane, Washington.Ferguson alleges that Horning Brothers LLC, allowed one of its foremen to sexually harass and discriminate against female employees for several years.A message left at the company headquarters in Quincy was not immediately returned.The complaint accuses the company and the foreman of retaliating against employees who rejected his advances or complained about his conduct.
Washington state has again asked a federal judge in Seattle to block President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.In new court filings Wednesday, Attorney General Bob Ferguson asks Judge James Robart to halt the new executive order for up to 14 days.Last month, Robart granted the state's request to suspend the original travel ban targeting mostly Muslim nations.Ferguson is now asking the judge for a new temporary restraining order, but only if Robart declines to immediately decide on a previous challenge brought by Washington and other states.Ferguson says a new order would give the judge more time to rule on the broader request.Later Wednesday, Robart will hear a separate challenge of Trump's new order by an immigrant rights group.
SEATTLE -- Officials from two states that have filed legal challenges against President Donald Trump's travel bans plan to discuss their lawsuits later Thursday.Separate news conferences are planned Thursday by Hawaii Attorney General Douglas Chin in Honolulu and Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson in Seattle.Hawaii on Wednesday became the first state to sue the administration over its revised travel ban.
SEATTLE (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department wants to dismiss its appeal of a federal judge's ruling that temporarily blocked President Donald Trump's initial travel ban.The agency filed a motion Tuesday with the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals a day after Trump signed a revised ban, which goes into effect March 16.
SEATTLE — Washington state is ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal marijuana, Attorney General Bob Ferguson said Thursday after White House spokesman Sean Spicer hinted at a federal crackdown."We will resist any efforts to thwart the will of the voters in Washington," Ferguson said.
SEATTLE -- State Attorney General Bob Ferguson was re-elected Tuesday night, and Republican Secretary of State Kim Wyman appeared to be holding off a challenge from Democrat Tina Podlodowski.In initial vote returns, Ferguson, a Democrat, defeated Libertarian candidate Joshua Trumbull by 69-31%.In the state treasurer's race, Republican Duane Davidson, a Republican from Kennewick, defeated fellow Michael Waite by 57-41%.Hilary Franz appeared headed to victory for state lands commissioner over Steve McLaughlin.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) _ Two Portland police officers who expressed support for Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson on Facebook were ordered to receive counseling, and a third retired.The Oregonian reports (http://bit.ly/1RWd2fd ) that the officers posted ``I am Darren Wilson'' over a photo of the Portland police badge in 2014.Police documents show that Officers Rich Storm and Kris Barber were ordered to undergo command counseling for bringing ``reproach and discredit'' to the police bureau and damaging its reputation.