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Attorney General Bob Ferguson

File photo of people gathered outside of the Washington state capitol building in Olympia, Wash. (Photo by David Ryder/Getty Images)

Forks Animal Sanctuary Owner Sued By Attorney General

The state attorney general is suing a man who used to run an animal sanctuary in Forks, saying he failed to register with the state while raising $300,000 for his organization.

CBS Seattle–07/29/2014

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Attorney General Says No Sanctions Needed School-Funding Spat

The Legislature doesn’t need legal sanctions to comply with a 2012 court mandate to obey orders from the Washington Supreme Court to fully pay for basic education, Attorney General Bob Ferguson says.

CBS Seattle–05/29/2014

Martin Nickerson Jr. has sued Washington Gov. Jay Inslee, Attorney General Bob Ferguson and state tax chief Carol Nelson in federal court, arguing that he cannot be taxed on the state and local levels because he’s already being federally prosecuted, Courthouse News Service reports. His attorneys argue that he is unable to defend himself from state tax charges because he would be forced to waive his Fifth Amendment rights by responding to the local tax charges. (credit: Jasper Juinen/Getty Images)

Lawsuit: State Can’t Tax Marijuana Because Pot Is Illegal On Federal Level

Washington State should be barred from collecting thousands of dollars in state and local marijuana taxes from an authorized marijuana dispensary and its owner because there are already pending federal charges, a lawsuit filed in federal court claims.

05/12/2014

Attorney General Bob Ferguson alleged that Dish Network charged customers an extra dollar to cover its cost for higher business taxes, but did not notify customers about the fee. (Getty Images)

Dish Network To Refund $2 Million To Washington Customers 

Attorney general alleged the satellite TV company charged customers an extra dollar to recoup costs for higher business tax.

04/15/2014

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State Atty. Gen. Sues Food Industry Group Over I-522

Washington’s attorney general accused a food industry group Wednesday of violating state campaign finance laws for how it collected and spent more than $7 million to oppose a food labeling initiative.

CBS Seattle–10/16/2013

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Wash. State Sues Florist Who Refused To Provide Wedding Flowers To Gay Couple

Attorney General Bob Ferguson has filed a consumer protection lawsuit against a florist who refused to provide wedding flowers to a same-sex couple.

04/10/2013

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