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Monday, July 16, 2012

How Open Records Laws Might Have Stopped Sandusky Sooner at Penn State

Read this and then tell me open records laws are "too much work" for government agencies and "too expensive."

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Asotin County Sued Over Public Records

This KLEW-TV piece describes a suit by Rich Eggleston against Asotin County to obtain public records withheld from him for eight years.

NOTE: Greg Overstreet of Overstreet Law Firm is co-counsel for Rich Eggleston in this suit.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Olympian Editorial on Sunshine Committee

The Olympian hits the nail on the head in this editorial.

Monday, June 18, 2012

Museum Board's OPMA Issues

This story from the Spokesman-Review discusses whether a decision was made in an executive session.

NOTE: The article quotes Greg Overstreet of Overstreet Law Firm.

McKenna and Inslee Vow Not to Claim Executive Privilege

This piece from The Olympia describes some background on both gubernatorial candidate's records on open government and their pledge not to claim executive privilege to prevent disclosure, as Gov. Gregoire has.

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

TNT Editorial on Access to Court Records

The (Tacoma) News Tribune writes this editorial on the mixed results of a TNT reporter's request for court records from various courts.