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Thursday, July 24, 2008

Requestor Beats Port of Olympia in Court of Appeals

Another win for open government. In this case, the Port of Olympia claimed already-executed leases were exempt from disclosure under the "deliberative process" exemption. This exemption shields (in limited circumstances) the back-and-forth communications about the formation of agency policies.

UPDATE: The Olympian writes this story on the case, which includes some good background.