Washington State House Democrats


State House OKs bills to streamline public records process

From the Everett Herald:

OLYMPIA — An effort aimed at making it smoother though potentially more costly to obtain public records has cleared a critical legislative hurdle.

The state House has approved two bills that would allow collection of new fees for digital records, assist government agencies with training and record keeping technology, and study the value of creating an online portal through which many public documents could one day be found. (Click here to read more)