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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

City Faces Cancellation of Insurance For ... Wanting to Disclose Public Records

This is totally out of control.

The City of Monroe wants to waive attorney-client privilege and release some public records. However, in this Seattle Times story, the city's insurer says it would cancel the city's insurance for doing so.

Now insurance companies are dictating whether elected officials can provide public records or not. Who works for whom?