David Ammons, vice chairman of the state Public Disclosure Commission, (right) speaks during the final work session of the Legislative Task Force on Public Records, Dec. 7, at the Capitol in Olympia, as Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane (left) and Ray Rivera, deputy managing editor for investigations and enterprise at The Seattle Times, look on. The panel was formed after a lawsuit produced a ruling that state legislators are subject to Washington state’s public records law. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

David Ammons, vice chairman of the state Public Disclosure Commission, (right) speaks during the final work session of the Legislative Task Force on Public Records, Dec. 7, at the Capitol in Olympia, as Rep. Mike Volz, R-Spokane (left) and Ray Rivera, deputy managing editor for investigations and enterprise at The Seattle Times, look on. The panel was formed after a lawsuit produced a ruling that state legislators are subject to Washington state’s public records law. (Ted S. Warren/Associated Press)

Editorial: State lawmakers should heed advice on transparency

A task force report should guide legislators on greater compliance with the Public Records Act.

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