By changing it, bill would skirt court ruling that Legislature must follow state records law
Lawmakers propose limits on scope of Public Records Act for Legislature only
Last updated 2/6/2019 at 9:39am
Legislation proposed on the last day of January would largely exempt state legislators from the Public Records Act, according to the attorney who led the fight against a similar bill last year.
That bill was passed in a last-minute move after a Thurston County Superior Court judge ruled in January 2018 that the Legislature was subject to the Public Records Act and had not been in compliance fo...