Sign up for the Open Government eNewsletter
We warmly welcome your thoughts on og-blog and especially welcome your emails with suggested postings and links to interesting stories and court cases. If you have something to say about open government in Washington State, sending it to og-blog is probably the best way to get it out. Don’t hesitate to contact us at

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

Study Shows Obtaining Info From Government Under FOIA Poses Long Delays

"Getting information from the government under the [federal] Freedom of Information Act can take longer than waiting for ketchup to flow from a new bottle. Much longer.",2933,287856,00.html

FOIA is a joke. Washington's Public Records Act was consciously designed to be better than FOIA.