OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced Nov. 2 that a Thurston County Superior Court judge has ordered the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) to pay $18 million in penalties and punitive damages after allegations of intentionally violating campaign finance laws.
Washington attorney general targets port of Tacoma officials for alleged campaign finance violations
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced his office has filed a complaint against the Economic Development Board of Tacoma-Pierce County (the EDB) and the Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce (the chamber) over allegations of campaign finance violations. These defendants are port of Tacoma officials.
OLYMPIA, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has asked a court judge to hold Tim Eyman and his political committees in contempt for their alleged failure to meet court-ordered deadlines in disclosing documents to the AGO. He further seeks a $2,000 penalty for every day Eyman continues to fail to meet that deadline.
SEATTLE, Wash. (Legal Newsline) — Washington state Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced the U.S. Supreme Court has declined to review a case challenging state rules adopted to ensure patients receive timely access to medication such as emergency contraceptives. Ferguson had filed a brief with the high court urging the Supreme Court to deny the review.
SEATTLE (Legal Newsline) — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has announced his office has brought a lawsuit against Student Aid Center Inc. and its owners, Ramiro Fernandez-Moris and Damien Alvarez, accusing them of charging students illegal fees for debt adjustment services and consolidating student loans.