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Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Kelso Pays $3,336 to Prisoner for Public Records Violation

The (Longview) Daily News reports that a prisoner, who made numerous records requests to the City of Kelso but didn't receive any response, has settled a Public Records Act suit for $3,336.

Before you say, "Prisoners shouldn't get public records let alone $3,336," look at the records he requested. They related to his arrest. If people can't find get records about their own arrest, we're all worse off.