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Monday, March 14, 2011

Articles, Editorials, and Op-Eds

Here are the pieces from today and this weekend:
  • AP piece on the horrible bills in the Legislature this year.
  • Jason Mercier's op-ed in the Bellingham Herald and the Wenatchee World on legislative transparency. Here is Mercier's model language for a solution to the problem.
  • Tri-City Herald story on the town of Mesa, nearly bankrupted because of its flagrant Public Records Act violations.
  • Kitsap Sun editorial on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in a FOIA case involving records in Kitsap County.
  • Yakima Herald-Republic editorial on Sunshine Week.
  • The (Everett) Herald editorial on legislative transparency and Sunshine Week.
  • AP piece on President Obama's failure to deliver on promises of more openness in the federal government.