Public Records http://www.kplu.org en Update: Senate panel advances public records restrictions for Wash. http://www.kplu.org/post/update-senate-panel-advances-public-records-restrictions-wash <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &mdash; Lawmakers are advancing a plan that could limit how governments respond to requests for public documents.</p><div><p>A Senate panel voted 4-2 on Thursday to approve the measure.</p><p> Thu, 02 Feb 2012 23:36:50 +0000 The Associated Press 4022 at http://www.kplu.org Should public records requests be curbed in Washington state? http://www.kplu.org/post/should-public-records-requests-be-curbed-washington-state <p>OLYMPIA, Wash. &mdash; State lawmakers are exploring a plan that could limit how governments respond to requests for public documents.</p><div><p>A Senate panel heard arguments Tuesday on a plan that would permit agencies to get a court order if they can prove that a records request creates a &quot;significant burden.&quot;</p><p> Tue, 31 Jan 2012 23:48:02 +0000 The Associated Press 3996 at http://www.kplu.org Should public records requests be curbed in Washington state? Idaho AG Wasden sets record straight on access to public records http://www.kplu.org/post/idaho-ag-wasden-sets-record-straight-access-public-records <p><a href="http://www.ag.idaho.gov/index.html">Idaho Attorney General</a> Lawrence Wasden is hosting a series of meetings in north Idaho to promote better understanding of the state&rsquo;s laws regarding access to public records and open meetings.</p><p>Wasden says citizen participation in government is critical and that without it our system of government fails. However, he says that to participate fully citizens need access to their government.</p><p> Thu, 08 Dec 2011 17:56:37 +0000 Glenn Mosley 3393 at http://www.kplu.org