Washington FOI Resources

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Washington Coalition for Open Government (NFOIC Affiliate)
6351 Seaview Avenue NW
Seattle, WA 98107
Contact: Elly Snow, Executive Director
Phone (206) 782-0393
Fax (206) 623-4474
E-mail info@washingtoncog.org
http://www.washingtoncog.org/
 
 
 
Access Northwest
Edward R. Murrow School of Communication
Washington State University
Pullman, WA 99164
Contact: Susan Dente Ross, Director
Phone (509) 335-5842
E-mail suross@wsu.edu
 
 
Freedom Foundation
PO Box 552
Olympia, WA 98507
Contact: Jonathan Bechtle, CEO
Phone 360-956-3482
Email: info@myfreedomfoundation.org
http://myfreedomfoundation.com/
 
 
 

QUICK FOI INFORMATION

Open Public Meetings Act Wash. Rev. Code § 42.30.010 et seq.
Closed: Meetings about national security matters and site selection; acquisition of real estate; and personnel matters.

Public Records Act Wash. Rev. Code § 42.56 et seq.
Exempt: Personal student or patient information; employee files; and some investigative records.

CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON

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FOI HOTLINES

Washington Coalition for Open Government
Contact: Toby Nixon
Phone: (206) 782-0393
www.washingtoncog.org
Email: wcoghelp@washingtoncog.org

Washington State Attorney General
Contact: Nancy Krier
Phone: (360) 586-4802
http://www.atg.wa.gov/OpenGovernment/Ombudsman.aspx
Email: timf@atg.wa.gov

Bench-Bar-Press Committee of Washington "Fire Brigade"
Contact: Judge William Downing
Phone: (206) 296-9362
www.courts.wa.gov/...
Email: william.downing@kingcounty.gov

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CONTACTS

Office of the Attorney General
1125 Washington St. SE
PO Box 4010
Olympia, WA. 98504-0100
Phone (360) 753-6200
http://www.atg.wa.gov/

Washington State Bar Association
2101 Fourth Ave., Suite 400
Seattle, WA 98121-2330
Phone (800) 945-9722
Fax (206)727-8319
http://www.wsba.org/
Email questions@wsba.org

Washington Press Assocation
P. O. Box 161
Pacific Beach, WA 98571
Phone (360) 276-8215 ext. 287
http://www.washingtonpressassociation.com/
Email info@washingtonpressassociation.com

State Sunshine Chair
suross@mail.wsu.edu

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FORM LETTERS

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (800) 336-4243 or (703) 807-2100
Email rcfp@rcfp.org
FOI Letter Generator

Student Press Law Center
1101 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1100
Arlington, Virginia 22209
Phone (703) 807-1904
Email splc@splc.org
Request Letter Generator

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PUBLICATIONS

Open Government Guide from the
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Open-Government Blog

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