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Thursday, January 24, 2008

Two More Good Public Records Bills Introduced

Rep. Brendan Williams (D-Olympia) is on fire.

Today he introduced House Bill 3231 to repeal the pre-litigation attorney work-product part of the Soter decision.

He also introduced House Bill 3251 to prohibit agencies from using insurance to pay off Public Records Act or Open Public Meetings Act judgments and litigation costs. He says, "Citizens should not have to insure against their own right to know.”

Here is more information on the two bills.