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There are 26 different divisions of the Attorney General, They include:  
 
There are 26 different divisions of the Attorney General, They include:  
  
Agriculture & Health
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#Agriculture & Health
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#Antitrust
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#Bankruptcy & Collections
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#Complex Litigation
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#Consumer Protection
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#Criminal Justice
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#Ecology
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#Education
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#Fish, Wildlife & Parks
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#Government Compliance & Enforcement
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#Government Operations
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#Labor & Industries
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#Labor & Personnel
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#Licensing & Administrative Law
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#Natural Resources
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#Public Counsel
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#Regional Services
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#Revenue
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#Social & Health Services (Olympia)
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#Social & Health Services (Seattle)
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#Solicitor General
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#Torts
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#Transportation & Public Construction
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#University of Washington
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#Utilities & Transportation
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#Washington State University
  
Antitrust
 
 
Bankruptcy & Collections
 
 
Complex Litigation
 
 
Consumer Protection
 
 
Criminal Justice
 
 
Ecology
 
 
Education
 
 
Fish, Wildlife & Parks
 
 
Government Compliance & Enforcement
 
 
Government Operations
 
 
Labor & Industries
 
 
Labor & Personnel
 
 
Licensing & Administrative Law
 
 
Natural Resources
 
 
Public Counsel
 
 
Regional Services
 
 
Revenue
 
 
Social & Health Services (Olympia)
 
 
Social & Health Services (Seattle)
 
 
Solicitor General
 
 
Torts
 
 
Transportation & Public Construction
 
 
University of Washington
 
 
Utilities & Transportation
 
 
Washington State University
 
 
 
 
==Open Government==
 
==Open Government==
 
The Attorney General of Washington is committed to government accountability and provides much information on how to obtain open records information on their Website. <ref>http://www.atg.wa.gov/OpenGovernment/default.aspx</ref>
 
The Attorney General of Washington is committed to government accountability and provides much information on how to obtain open records information on their Website. <ref>http://www.atg.wa.gov/OpenGovernment/default.aspx</ref>

Revision as of 17:10, 6 March 2008

The Washington Attorney General is the Chief Attorney of the State of Washington. The Attorney General is in Charge of approving the language of ballot initiative, and presenting the ballot title and summery.

Divisions

There are 26 different divisions of the Attorney General, They include:

  1. Agriculture & Health
  2. Antitrust
  3. Bankruptcy & Collections
  4. Complex Litigation
  5. Consumer Protection
  6. Criminal Justice
  7. Ecology
  8. Education
  9. Fish, Wildlife & Parks
  10. Government Compliance & Enforcement
  11. Government Operations
  12. Labor & Industries
  13. Labor & Personnel
  14. Licensing & Administrative Law
  15. Natural Resources
  16. Public Counsel
  17. Regional Services
  18. Revenue
  19. Social & Health Services (Olympia)
  20. Social & Health Services (Seattle)
  21. Solicitor General
  22. Torts
  23. Transportation & Public Construction
  24. University of Washington
  25. Utilities & Transportation
  26. Washington State University

Open Government

The Attorney General of Washington is committed to government accountability and provides much information on how to obtain open records information on their Website. [1]

Ballot Measures

As stated the Attorney General formulates the Title and Summery of the ballot measure and have five working days after receiving the measure from the Secretary of state to complete this task.

There are three things that the Ballot title involves A statement of the initiative that is no more than 10 words long, a concise description of the measure consisting of no more than 30 words, and an objective summery consisting of no more than 75 words.

The petitioner may contest the language of the ballot in court if dissatisfied. [2]

See Also:

References

  1. http://www.atg.wa.gov/OpenGovernment/default.aspx
  2. http://www.secstate.wa.gov/elections/pdf/Filing_Initiative_and_Referenda_Manual_2005-2008.pdf