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September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151034
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 ...
September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151035
The (Everett) Herald writes this
on their efforts to obtain public records in a criminal case.
September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151036
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.
September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151037
September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151033
This will go to the state Supreme Court for sure. But two lower courts have ruled
September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151032
The age-old issue of sub-quorum groups of a governing body meeting with high-level agency staff. This time it's in Puyallup
September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151029
from The (Tacoma) News Tribune looks at the issue of small-group closed meetings. That's where less than a quorum of a governing body meets with key staff. And then another group of the governing body does so. And so on. Pretty soon, the whole governing body knows ...
September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151030
from the Tri-City Herald discusses the recent ruling by a Thurston County Superior Court that the Governor has an "executive privilege" to withhold certain public records.
September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151031
from the Tri-City Herald describes what an OPMA violation looks like.
September 15, 2013, 12:18 am, 1151028
The Seattle Times reports
that the UW settled a Public Records Act case seeking access to the UW data used to call into question the effectiveness of the Baby Einstein children's educational products. The Baby Einstein creators, who wondered why the UW study ...