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Friday, March 25, 2011

Local Gov't Objects to 72-Hour Notice Requirement for Public Meeting Agendas

Jason Mercier at the Washington Policy Center has this update on SB 5553, a bill to require agendas of public meetings to be posted in advance (so the public can know what's going to happen at the meeting).

Based on the House committee Chair's comment, SB 5553, which passed 48-1 in the Senate, will not get out of committee in the house.

Here is the video of the hearing. Local government's opposition to the 72-hour requirement is at the 54:06 mark.