AG sues nonprofit for misusing grants intended for BIPOC communities

Attorney General (AG) Bob Ferguson announced on Tuesday that his office is suing a nonprofit organization based in Vancouver. The lawsuit asserts that the organization's founder and executive director paid herself nearly $1 million in charitable grants intended to serve communities of color in southwest Washington.

Washington AG’s office, DSHS fined for evidence withholding

The Washington attorney general’s office and Department of Social and Health Services have been fined $200,000 — and could pay hundreds of thousands more in legal fees — for what a judge called “egregious” and “cavalier” withholding of evidence in an ongoing lawsuit.

Tyson Foods to pay WA $10.5M in price-fixing lawsuit

Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced that Tyson Foods, the largest chicken producer in the country, will pay the state $10.5 million to settle a lawsuit over price-fixing on chicken products. 

AG: Gold mine in Okanogan County polluted waterways, penalties could cost millions

A federal judge ruled that a gold mining company, based in Okanogan County, committed thousands of violations under the Clean Water Act. Attorney General (AG) Bob Ferguson’s office is asking the court to require the company to remediate environmental damage from years of pollution, and pay upwards to millions of dollars in penalties.