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Washington state Democrats push quietly to roll back open-records laws

OLYMPIA — Washington’s Democrats didn’t campaign last year on rolling back the state’s Public Disclosure Act. But with their new one-seat state Senate majority, Democratic lawmakers have swiftly and quietly pushed two bills to curb parts of Washington’s open-records laws. Lawmakers call the measures necessary to protect state employees from harassment and identify theft, and […]

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