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Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Executive Privilege Case

The Freedom Foundation has sued Gov. Gregoire to obtain records withheld by the Governor's Office on "executive privilege" grounds. This case will set the parameters of "executive privilege."

The (Everett) Herald writes an editorial describing why the records need to be turned over.

This piece from Karen Peterson, Executive Editor of The (Tacoma) News Tribune, similarly describes the danger of a governor having the ability to make records secret.