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Wednesday, October 8, 2008

County Won't Release New Employee's Resume

The (Aberdeen) Daily World writes this story about Gray Harbor County's decision to withhold a new hire's resume. The county cites an exemption to the Public Records Act which allows the withholding of "all applications for public employment, including the names of applicants, resumes, and other related materials submitted with respect to an applicant."