The 2018 hurricane season has been extraordinarily active in parts of the U.S., with Hurricane Florence currently impacting millions in the Carolinas. As this natural disaster unfolds, the staff here at VolunteerMatch is doing its part to ensure that, if you are in an affected community, you are prepared and safe. And if you are looking to help with disaster relief efforts, you know about the most effective ways to contribute.
It is the mission of the Attorney General's Office to deliver officials, agencies and citizens of the State of Washington the highest quality professional legal services.
The Attorney General of Washington's Consumer Protection Division enforces the state's Consumer Protection Act and other state laws which protect consumers. Its mission is to secure a marketplace free from deceit and unfairness. To acheive this, the Division has developed a four-step program which furnishes needed services to Washington citizens. The four steps are: 1) Providing information to consumers to better enable them to make wise choices, 2) Providing informal mediation services to consumers and businesses, 3) Taking legal action on behalf of the state when necessary, and 4) Seeking changes in the laws through the Legislature.