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Monday, February 4, 2008

P-I Story on Open Meetings Taping Bill--and Call to Action

The P-I writes this story on the bill to require a recording of a closed executive session of a public meeting.

The bill is House Bill 3292 and it's sponsored by the Democratic Majority Leader and the Republican Minority leader and apparently supported by Gov. Gregoire. It's a bill requested by Attorney General McKenna (R), and State Auditor Sonntag (D). If all of these people can agree on something it must be good.

You can contact your legislator by email and let him or her know you support HB 3292. It's amazing what a handful of emails to a legislator can do to pass a law. It will only take a few seconds to send the email. Time is running out to pass bills out of committee.