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Washington Guard Marathon Team takes 1st in nation

Access Washington News - June 10, 2015 - 15:17
The State of Washington National Guard Marathon Team finished first in the nation in the 38th annual Lincoln National Guard Marathon May 3

Ferguson's statement on debt relief offered to aggrieved Corinthian College students

Access Washington News - June 10, 2015 - 14:40

OLYMPIA — Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson issued this statement today in response to the recent announcement by the U.S. Department of Education outlining a new debt relief process for Corinthian Colleges, Inc. (“Corinthian”) students.

Attorney General will respond to opinion request on Pasco elections

Access Washington News - June 10, 2015 - 10:40

SEATTLE — Attorney General Bob Ferguson announced today his office will offer a formal opinion in response to a request from Senator Pam Roach related to the City of Pasco’s proposed district-only voting system.

In Opinion Docket No. 15-06-01, Roach asks: “May a non-charter code city subject to RCW 35A.12.180, having a large minority population, adopt a district-based general election procedure to avoid a potential violation of Section 2 of the Federal Voting Rights Act?”

AG: Guilty plea for adult family home owner in criminal mistreatment case

Access Washington News - June 9, 2015 - 16:05

First conviction of healthcare provider for felony-level mistreatment

SEATTLE — A former adult family home operator pleaded guilty today to charges he criminally mistreated a man in his care.

The Attorney General’s Office Medicaid Fraud Control Unit charged Alfredo Tia with second-degree criminal mistreatment in King County Superior Court. Tia was arrested at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport April 22 as he returned from the Philippines.