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Attorney General Files Suit In Yakima
The Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson Tuesday filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Yakima. The lawsuit challenges the Trump Administration’s “gag rule” that impacts federal funding for reproductive healthcare and family planning services...
Attorney General Bob Ferguson Talks DACA In Yakima
Ferguson is expected to talk about the legal challenges that aim to block the Trump administration’s plan to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program. The future of DACA will also include video profiles of some local daca recipients who will share their stories.
Washington Ready to Fight if Necessary to Keep Its Legal Pot
SEATTLE (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson says the state is ready to fight if necessary to keep its legal marijuana. Ferguson made the comments Thursday after White House spokesman Sean Spicer suggested during a press briefing that President Donald Trump's administration might crack down on states that have legalized marijuana for recreational use...
Oregon AG Girding to Protect Abortion Rights
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's attorney general says she has staffers strategizing how to fight back if the federal government tries to withhold funds to force compliance with conservative policies, like on abortion. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum told The Associated Press this week that if federal funding to Planned Parenthood is cut, Oregon will push back...
Washington State Political Races Starting to Heat Up
Olympia, Wash. (ap) - Republican Attorney General Rob McKenna and Democratic former U.S. Rep. Jay Inslee will face each other on the November ballot for governor after easily advancing through Washington state's top two primary. under the state's "top two" primary system, the top two vote-getters advance to the general election, regardless of party...
Gubernatorial Candidate Jay Inslee Visits Yakima Today
Democratic candidate for governor and former Yakima resident Jay Inslee will tour Pacific NW University of Health Sciences Monday at 3:45 p.m. Inslee is running against state Attorney General Rob McKenna for the governor post. Governor Christine Gregoire is retiring at the end of the year...