Transparency, accountability too important to sacrifice | EDITORIAL

Submitted by NFOIC on Fri, 08/09/2019 - 11:00am

Transparency. Accountability. These are essential to maintaining any free, elected government.

Reviewing public records is one of the most effective ways to ensure your local government is functioning properly. Through public records, an everyday citizen (or a newspaper reporter) can uncover a plethora of wrongdoings — misappropriation, cronyism, and any number of illegal actions.

In Snoqualmie, the city council is more interested in saving a buck than remaining transparent or accountable. (Read more here...)