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Saturday, October 27, 2007

Washington Gets "F" in Report on State Open-Gov't Laws

The National Freedom of Information Coalition and the Better Government Association teamed up to grade the states' open-government laws. Here is the report and the state-by-state scorecard.

Washingtonians can quit congratulating themselves. We got an "F."

The two states in the country best known for corruption--New Jersey and Louisiana--actually got "A"s while Washington got an "F." Think about that.

Is it time for an initiative to clean up the Public Records Act?