Coalition to honor Washington State Sen. Fain

The Washington Coalition for Open Government will present its 2014 Ballard/Thompson Award to Senate Majority Floor Leader Joe Fain (R-Auburn, 47th District) on Jan. 26 in Olympia.

The award honors a state legislator who demonstrated outstanding dedication to the cause of open government during the previous legislative session.

The coalition is honoring Fain for being the prime sponsor of ESB 5964, which mandates that most elected officials (except legislators) and public records officers are to receive training at least every four years on records retention, disclosure and public meetings. Continue>>>