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Thursday, January 8, 2009

McKenna Unveils Open Gov't Legislative Proposals

This Tri-City Herald story describes Attorney General Rob McKenna's (R) open-government legislative proposals, which are supported by State Auditor Brian Sonntag (D). Among them are:
  • mandatory Open Public Meetings Act training for local government officials,
  • recording of executive sessions after a finding of a previous intentional violation (a compromise from last year), and
  • prohibiting "abusive" public records requests from inmates.