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Washington bill extending records act to the legislature dies after public outcry

Washington bill extending records act to the legislature dies after public outcry

A bill slated to extend certain aspects of the public records act to the Washington State Legislature is dead following a heated public hearing.

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Washington state to see second bill extending public records act to legislators

Washington state to see second bill extending public records act to legislators

Legislators in Washington state are set to discuss a new bill looking to bring some highly-anticipated sunshine into the legislative branch.

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The hunt for D.B. Cooper continues

The hunt for D.B. Cooper continues

The Federal Bureau of Investigation explored hundreds of leads over the course of its 45-year investigation into the infamous D.B. Cooper skyjacking case. Even after the Bureau closed the Cooper case in 2016, devoted independent sleuths to the case have pursued and released new theories.

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Five "grey areas" in state public records law

Five “grey areas” in state public records law

FOIA law governs access to public records at the Federal level, but each state mandates their own public records policies. Navigating the ambiguities in these state laws can prove cumbersome and frustrating to requesters - we’ve identified particularly irksome examples, and offer tips on what you can do about them.

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Washington State Patrol commits to testing all sexual assault evidence kits

Washington State Patrol commits to testing all sexual assault evidence kits

Where is the nation in processing its backlogged sexual assault evidence collection kits? By simply filling out a form, you can help us find out, and bring home accountability for survivors of sexual violence.

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