OLYMPIA -- Ask enough experts and they'll agree that if abuses of Washington's public records law are costing cities, counties, schools and special districts bundles of money then something should be done.Researchers at the renowned
Date: 12/27/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- An example needs to be made of the former Snohomish County aide now accused of trying to scrub data and other evidence of potential misconduct from a county owned computer, says one of the state's...
Date: 12/11/2013 | Local News
EVERETT -- One of Aaron Reardon's aides could face a criminal evidence-tampering charge after an investigation found evidence he tried to scrub data from a laptop used in a scheme to harass the former Snohomish County...
Date: 12/09/2013 | Local News
OLYMPIA -- Leaders of local governments frustrated by the growing amount of time and tax dollars spent satisfying those with a voracious demand for public records shouldn't count on help from the state anytime soon.
Date: 11/24/2013 | Local News
OLYMPIA -- The top lawyer for the state agency overseeing political spending is leaving to become Washington's legal adviser on public records and open meeting laws.Attorney General Bob Ferguson
Date: 11/19/2013 | Local News
SEATTLE -- Washington state's attorney general said Tuesday he will still seek penalties against a food industry group that recently identified donors who contributed money to oppose a food labeling initiative.Attorney General Bob Ferguson will move ahead with a lawsuit...
Date: 10/23/2013 | Northwest
SEATTLE -- A food industry group that has spent millions of dollars opposing a food labeling initiative in Washington state has agreed to disclose its contributors, Washington state's attorney general said Friday.
Date: 10/18/2013 | Northwest
SEATTLE -- Washington's attorney general has filed a lawsuit accusing a food industry group of violating state campaign finance laws.
Date: 10/16/2013 | Northwest
OLYMPIA -- The state Public Disclosure Commission's network was breached earlier this month, though officials on Tuesday said no information was compromised.
Date: 09/17/2013 | Northwest
Opponents of a food labeling initiative are gearing up to air their first television commercials in an ad campaign expected to cost millions of dollars and run up to Election Day in November.
Date: 09/15/2013 | Local News
OLYMPIA -- Rep. Dan Kristiansen of Snohomish spent the past seven years herding Republican colleagues from the House floor into their caucus room to map out political strategies.
Date: 04/29/2013 | Local News