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 By Rob Mckenna Attorney General Of Washington    News    May 3, 2012

McKenna: Ruling in State Supreme Court protects public from sex predators

OLYMPIA – In a rare turn of events, the State Supreme Court today reversed a previous decision in a challenge filed by a pedophile against the state’s Sexually Violent Predator (SVP) law. “David McCuistion, who was convicted of...

 
 By Rob Mckenna, Attorney General Of Washington    News    March 22, 2012

U.S. Senators Kirk, Blumenthal and Congressman Reichert join effort to end child sex trafficking on Backpage.com

WASHINGTON, DC – Sen. Mark Kirk, R-IL, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-CT and Rep. Dave Reichert, R-WA have added their voices to the tens of thousands of Americans signing online petitions and letters to Backpage.com, calling on the online...

 
 By Rob Mckenna, Attorney General Of Washington    News    March 12, 2012

Court filings mean mortgage benefits are one step closer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna, along with 48 state attorneys general plus the District of Columbia, joined the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in...

 
 By Rob Mckenna, Attorney General Of Washington    News    February 14, 2011

Attorney General McKenna, Rep. Ross offer gang prevention funding solution

OLYMPIA – Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna and Representative Charles Ross, R-Naches, today announced a new proposal to fund programs that prevent young people from joining gangs and offer ways for current gang members to find a...

 
 By Rob Mckenna    News    November 12, 2009

State Supreme Court unanimously supports school funding system

OLYMPIA -- The Washington Supreme Court today unanimously ruled that variations on the way teachers and school staff are paid across districts does not violate Washington’s Constitution. “The Supreme Court upheld the state’s formula for...

 
 By Rob Mckenna, Attorney General Of Washington    News    August 28, 2009

Attorney General and Auditor team up to address Open Government issues

OLYMPIA…State Attorney General Rob McKenna and state auditor Brian Sonntag are teaming up once again to increase access to government information through public records and open public meetings. The duo announced a new task force this week to...

 
 By Rob Mckenna Attorney General Of Washington    News    August 27, 2009

Attorney General McKenna and State Superintendent Dorn announce youth Internet safety program

OLYMPIA– On Monday, Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna and State Superintendent of Public Instruction Randy Dorn will announce their partnership with the Entertainment Software Association Foundation and the non-profit Web Wise Kids to...

 
 By Rob Mckenna Attorney General Of Washington    News    June 22, 2009

Former King County Assessor sentenced to eight months for drunk driving crash

SEATTLE—Today in King County Superior Court, former King County Assessor Russell Scott Noble was sentenced to eight months in jail after pleading guilty to one count of felony vehicular assault in a drunken crash that injured him and two others on...

 
 By Rob Mckenna Attorney General Of Washington    News    June 18, 2009

Attorney General McKenna elected to leadership post of national AG group

Attorney General McKenna elected to leadership post of national AG group OLYMPIA – The National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), yesterday elected Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna as its vice president. McKenna will serve in...