Op-Ed: Washington state's public records act legally loots taxpayers' pockets

January 22, 2016 5:01 PM

Let's be very honest about what's what here. The current version of the Washington State Public Records Act (PRA) a/k/a/ RCW 42.56 wastes local tax dollars. 

It is a prescription for blatant abuse and it is has in fact been blatantly abused over and over in our state, particularly so in my hometown of Gold Bar where the community came close to being bankrupted over its abuse by just a few malcontents.

This law has cost you, me and every other taxpayer a ton of money and for little to no useful return to the payers of the costs. Continue...