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"Pro-Growth, Strong Defense, Virtuous Values, Business, and Stocks” Lawrence Kudlow

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294183

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294184
Peter Callaghan at The (Tacoma) News Tribune writes this piece on a controversy about digital billboards in Tacoma and open meetings.

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294185
Here is a piece from Peter Callaghan of The (Tacoma) News Tribune about a decision to move the location of an open meeting--a decision apparently not made in an open meeting.

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294186
Here is a blog piece by Scott North of The (Everett) Herald regarding the $0 penalty. Very nicely done. The title of the piece says it all.

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294182
From public records, we learn that there has been a 73% increase in the number of federal limousines purchased by the federal government since President Obama took office.

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294181
The (Everett) Herald writes this on their efforts to obtain public records in a criminal case.

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294178
The age-old issue of sub-quorum groups of a governing body meeting with high-level agency staff. This time it's in Puyallup.

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294179
This will go to the state Supreme Court for sure. But two lower courts have ruled against disclosure.

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294180
The City of Seattle, not known as a paragon of open government, has filed suit to overturn a labor arbitrator's ruling that the City's union contract prevents the release of names of police officers who have been disciplined.

The arbitrator's ruling will be overturned. People cannot enter into ...

July 2, 2014, 10:18 pm, 1294177
This story from the Tri-City Herald describes what an OPMA violation looks like.