Latest Washington Attorney General's Office News

Appeals court overturns ruling against Value Village

Aug. 18, 2021 08:08 AM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A Washington state appeals court has overturned a 2019 ruling that found Bellevue-headquartered thrift chain TVI Inc., which operates Value Village and Savers, had misled customers by deceptively marketing itself as a charity. Washington Attorney...

Legal memo says reform law doesn't prevent police response

Aug. 05, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A legal memo from the Washington Attorney General's office says that the state's new police use-of-force law does not prevent officers from responding to non-criminal calls like mental health and other community welfare calls. Several Washington...

Washington AG rejects opioids settlement, wants trial

Jul. 21, 2021 19:41 PM EDT

OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson on Wednesday said he has formally rejected the state's proposed part of a $26 billion settlement with the nation's three largest drug distribution companies and drugmaker Johnson & Johnson related to the opioid addiction and...