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Thursday, January 3, 2008

Yakima Herald-Republic Editorializes Against Soter Decision

Add the Yakima Herald-Republic to the long list of newspapers editorializing against the recent Soter decision. Here's a snippet:

"With its ruling, the state Supreme Court has now provided two more areas of concern that must now be addressed by lawmakers. The trend in local and state government these days must be toward more openness, not further movement in the opposite direction. That's how we got 300 exemptions over the years -- a trend that must be reversed in the spirit of the public's right to know about its public agencies."