If you wander around the Washington state Capitol this year, you’ll see fresh messages posted outside many legislators’ offices.
“No paper, please,” read some of the new flyers.
“We are going paperless!” proclaim others.
The key reason isn’t environmental (though some lawmakers say that’s a factor, too).
Rather, the shift is mainly a result of a recent Washington Supreme Court ruling that state legislators must comply with the state’s Public Records Act. (Read more here...)