Washington State disclosure watchdog sues Lindquist’s office

Add Washington's biggest public disclosure watchdog to the chorus of litigants taking aim at Pierce County Prosecutor Mark Lindquist’s office.

The nonprofit Washington Coalition for Open Government filed suit Monday against Pierce County, accusing Lindquist and his staff of violating the state’s public disclosure law.

Coalition President Toby Nixon said the organization rarely sues government agencies, but members of the WCOG board believed it was necessary because of “egregious” violations by the prosecutor’s office. Continue…