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Friday, March 13, 2009

UPDATED: Local Gov't Suing Records Requestor

Washington law provides that public records must be promptly provided, with limited exceptions.

So make a public records request.

And get sued by the government.

This story from the Bellingham Herald describes what the City of Bellingham is doing.

The story quotes Michele Earl-Hubbard of Allied Law Group.

UPDATE: Well, the requestor went on offense and sued the City before the City could sue her. Here is Sam Taylor's blog piece on it.