Tag Archives: Public Records

Think tank sues Wash. gov. in public records case

There are over 300 exemptions to Washington’s broad-sweeping public disclosure act, but conservative think tank The Freedom Foundation says the governor’s office is citing one that doesn’t exist when it withholds documents: executive privilege. The foundation is suing Gov. Chris … Continue reading

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Sunshine Week: State groups fear bills may hinder records requests

Every year, the Associated Press does Sunshine Week to take a look at transparency in government. While Washington state historically has very strong, voter-enacted open government laws, a slew of bills introduced this session sought to clarify – and in … Continue reading

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