WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson
– “Nearly 20 State AGs to Sue FCC for Putting ‘Corporate Profits Over Consumers'”
“FCC’s vote to rip apart net neutrality challenged as blow to consumers and “everyone who cares about a free and open internet”
“Adding to the growing backlash among the public and members of Congress against the FCC’s party-line vote on Thursday [Dec. 14] to repeal net neutrality protections, nearly 20 state attorneys general have lined up to sue the FCC, calling the Republican-controlled agency’s move a violation of the law and a serious “threat to the free exchange of ideas,” by Jake Johnson, staff writer Common Dreams.
– “AG Ferguson announces lawsuit to come on net neutrality”
Dec 14, 2017
“Attorney General Bob Ferguson released the following statement on today’s Federal Communications Commission vote to repeal net neutrality.
“Yesterday I sent a letter to the FCC asking them to delay their vote gutting net neutrality. Unfortunately, they did not.
“Today, I am announcing my intention to file a legal challenge to the FCC’s decision to roll back net neutrality, along with attorneys general across the country.
“We are 5-0 against the Trump Administration because they often fail to follow the law when taking executive action. There is a strong legal argument that with this action, the federal government violated the Administrative Procedure Act — again.”
Read more from AG Ferguson’s Press Release.