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Monday, January 12, 2009

House Bill 1017: Open-Gov't Panel

You will be hearing a lot about House Bill 1017 on og-blog in the coming months. This is the legislative proposal to create a baby step (a feasibility study) about creating a panel to decide open-government issues, which would save citizens the expense of attorneys fees.

Here is a link to HB 1017.

Here is a posting about HB 1017 by Seattle Times editorial writer Kate Riley.