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October 31, 2017

I am taking on powerful special interests that aren't playing by the rules – and winning.

Now these same special interests have signaled they will invest millions to defeat Democratic Attorneys General.

Please contribute $9 by today's fundraising deadline to show them I have grassroots support standing with ... Read more

October 31, 2017

It’s my honor to serve as Attorney General for the people of Washington State.

I am hosting a special luncheon at the Westin Seattle on Tuesday, November 14th - and I hope you can help make this luncheon a success by serving as a Table Captain or Sponsor.

Here are ... Read more

October 30, 2017

In 2014, Washington voters said yes to closing the gun show loophole when they passed Initiative 594, requiring background checks for private gun sales.

But the gun lobby fought back by filing a legal challenge. My office stepped up to defend this common sense gun safety measure.

We won.

I'm ... Read more

October 25, 2017

Every Washingtonian, regardless of their income, deserves access to affordable health care.

As Attorney General, I am fighting for affordable care.

Last week, I joined a coalition of attorneys general to challenge President Trump's cruel decision to undermine the Affordable Care Act. President Trump's decision to withhold crucial health care ... Read more

October 21, 2017

I'm fighting back against President Trump's unconstitutional move to allow bosses to deny women access to contraception.

By promoting discrimination against women seeking basic health care, President Trump's rules are unfair and unlawful.

That's why my office is taking President Trump to court if he allows this rule to move ... Read more

October 17, 2017

For years, pharmaceutical companies have misled the public about the risk of abuse and addiction from opioids, making billions of dollars in the process.

About 700 people die every year in Washington due to the opioid crisis – more than car accidents or firearm deaths – but Purdue Pharma continues ... Read more

October 6, 2017

For the victims and survivors of gun violence in Las Vegas, our thoughts and prayers are important, but they are not enough.

Last year, I proposed a ban on the sale of assault-style weapons and high capacity magazines in Washington state. Politicians in both parties refused to take a ... Read more

September 22, 2017USA Today
One day after Richard Sherman spoke out against police use of excessive force, one of his Seattle Seahawks teammates made a call to action. Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin outlined a plan Thursday to evaluate standing policies for police across the country. "As an american black male in this country, I'm suggesting Read full article
September 11, 2017

I live in Seattle and she lives in Boston.

I'm a Mariners fan and she's a Red Sox fan.

I work in Washington state and she works in Washington D.C.

But Elizabeth Warren and I are both fighting to protect middle-class consumers from powerful special interests. A recent Fusion ... Read more

September 5, 2017

This is cruel.

Donald Trump announced that he is putting innocent people at risk for deportation. I'm going to do everything I can to stop him.

Dreamers immigrated to our country as children and have been forced to live in the shadows of our broken immigration system ever since.

... Read more
August 22, 2017

Since becoming Washington's Attorney General, we've been able to get so much done together—but powerful special interests are committing millions of dollars to take me out.

Check out all that we've done so far, and chip in now to help me keep up the fight:

Bob

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August 16, 2017

When I first ran for Attorney General, I promised to hold powerful special interests that refuse to play by the rules accountable.

As Washington's Attorney General, I've kept that promise.

Last year my office won a major trial against a multibillion-dollar corporation. By exposing their deception against Washingtonian consumers, we ... Read more

July 21, 2017

I’ve never been afraid to take on powerful interests that don’t play by the rules. The powerful may not like it, but no one is above the law.

Of course, the time will come when the billionaires and big corporations – and maybe even a certain occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania ... Read more

June 28, 2017

Higher education shouldn’t be a debt sentence.

Under Donald Trump and Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, however, consumer protections for student loan borrowers are being rolled back. Their budget cuts $9.2 billion from education spending, funneling money out of public schools and hurting students and families.

Corporate loan servicers have ... Read more

June 22, 2017

Politicians have no business making medical decisions for women.

Yet, Donald Trump and his supporters in Congress continue to attack reproductive freedom. Their health care bill cut millions of dollars’ worth of Medicaid reimbursements to Planned Parenthood, and their budget attacked the country’s largest women’s health provider even more.

Without ... Read more

June 17, 2017

Rising sea levels. Catastrophic wildfires. Persistent drought and famine. Ocean acidification. Species extinction. War and climate refugees.

It’s pretty grim stuff.

But the future is ours to shape. I know that if we act now, we can reverse global warming and avert the climate crisis. Sign our petition demanding ... Read more

June 5, 2017KXLY
OLYMPIA, Wash. - Attorney General Bob Ferguson is demanding that the U.S. Department of Education end delays in its program to cancel federal student loans for thousands of Washingtonians victimized by predatory for-profit colleges. About 27,000 former Corinthian Colleges, Inc. students nationwide are experiencing delays in getting their loan cancelation applications. Read full article
May 17, 2017Time Magazine
The most aggressive opening in chess is called the King's Gambit. On the second move, White sacrifices a pawn that typically protects his king for a blitzkrieg assault on Black. It's audacious. With no preparation, no careful groundwork, White signals his intent to wipe his opponent off the board. Read full article
May 11, 2017Seattle Times
OLYMPIA — In hopes of protecting Washington’s national monuments, Attorney General Bob Ferguson invited President Donald Trump and U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to visit the state. But if the federal government attempts to roll back those federally protected lands, Ferguson said, he’ll sue the administration once again. Read full article
May 7, 2017Seattle Times
FIFTEEN years ago, I was an unknown, first-time candidate running for the King County Council — and I had a problem. I was taking on a 20-year incumbent. Not surprisingly, the political establishment was lining up behind my opponent — a member of my own party — who was attacking me. Read full article