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Monday, April 25, 2011

Public Records Show ... County Assessor-Treasurer Attempted to Oust Employee While Denying Doing So

"Newly disclosed records and emails reveal a fourth investigation critical of Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer Dale Washam and indicate he worked in private to oust a high-level employee while publicly claiming he was doing no such thing." So reports The (Tacoma) News Tribune.

How do we know this? " The News Tribune recently obtained records of the investigation via public disclosure."

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Prison Surveillance Tapes Can Be Withheld

The Court of Appeals ruled that the Department of Corrections can withhold prison surveillance tapes because they are law enforcement investigative records.

Friday, April 15, 2011

Legislature Won't Provide Records on Hasty Resignation

Why did Rep. Jacks suddenly resign from the Legislature? The Legislature won't provide the records about it.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

TNT Blog Piece on Penalty Bill

Kim Bradford at The (Tacoma) News Tribune writes this blog piece on the penalty bill.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

TNT Editorial on Penalties Bill

This editorial from The (Tacoma) News Tribune says it all.