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Revenue offers tax workshop April 22 in Spokane

April 8, 2015 - 17:29
OLYMPIA – April 8, 2015 – Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners in Spokane on April 22.

AG's bill to ban malicious ticket bots passes Senate

April 8, 2015 - 13:54

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson’s proposal to ban “ticket bot” software has unanimously passed the state Senate, 49 to 0.

House Bill 1091, sponsored by Rep. Kevin Van De Wege, D — Sequim, passed the House 98 to 0 on Feb. 16. The Senate version, SB 5456, was sponsored by Sen. Jeanne Kohl-Welles, D — Seattle.

Preparing for oil spills to the Duwamish/Green River

April 8, 2015 - 12:00
The Washington Department of Ecology recently completed a draft contingency plan in case an oil spill occurs near the Duwamish/Green River. The plan is available for public review and comment now through May 8, 2015. Read more....

Preparing for oil spills on the Chehalis River - Public comment sought on new Ecology plan

April 8, 2015 - 12:00
In an effort to protect public health and the environment, the Washington Department of Ecology recently completed a draft contingency plan, outlining how responders would tackle an oil spill near the Chehalis River. The plan is available for public review and comment now through May 8, 2015. Read more....

Revenue offers tax workshop April 21 in Port Angeles

April 7, 2015 - 19:54
OLYMPIA – April 7, 2015 – Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners in Port Angeles on April 21, 2015.

Revenue offers free webinar about taxes for businesses, April 21

April 7, 2015 - 19:52
OLYMPIA – April 7, 2015 – Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To help reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host on April 21 a free live webinar for new and small business owners.

Revenue offers tax workshop April 21 in Port Angeles

April 7, 2015 - 15:54
OLYMPIA – April 7, 2015 – Business owners in Washington are responsible for knowing which taxes to report. To help them, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) is hosting a free workshop for new and small business owners in Port Angeles on April 21, 2015.

Revenue offers free webinar about taxes for businesses, April 21

April 7, 2015 - 15:52
OLYMPIA – April 7, 2015 – Business owners in Washington have many responsibilities, including knowing which taxes they must report. To help reach more businesses statewide, the Washington State Department of Revenue (Revenue) will host on April 21 a free live webinar for new and small business owners.

Cybersecurity needs a community approach

April 7, 2015 - 15:02
More than 100 stakeholders across the public and private sectors came together on April 7 for a cybersecurity seminar and tabletop exercise to discuss worst case scenarios.

Statement on Statewide Testing

April 7, 2015 - 14:00
The following is a statement from State Superintendent Randy Dorn on using state testing to help determine if students are on a path to success after high school:

AG sues firm over illegal student loan practices

April 7, 2015 - 08:32

Scores of Washington consumers affected by fees of $132,000

SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced action against a student loan debt adjusting firm that exploited borrowers for financial gain.

AG supports Obama immigration reform with multistate court brief

April 6, 2015 - 09:22

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the filing of an amicus, or “friend of the court,” brief in a federal appellate court, as he continued to lead an expanding coalition of states in support of President Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration policy. The brief was filed in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Texas v. United States, a legal challenge by Texas and other states to the President’s immigration reforms.

AG supports Obama immigration reform with multi-state court brief

April 6, 2015 - 09:22

OLYMPIA — Attorney General Bob Ferguson today announced the filing of an amicus, or “friend of the court,” brief in a federal appellate court, as he continued to lead an expanding coalition of states in support of President Obama’s recent executive actions on immigration policy. The brief was filed in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Texas v. United States, a legal challenge by Texas and other states to the President’s immigration reforms.