Pathocrats in Washington Hastily Approve Bill to Shield Their Records from Public

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Senator Sam Hunt, D-Olympia, and Representative Zack Hudgins, D-Tukwila, at a joint work session at the Capitol

Washington State Lawmakers Make Speedy Move to Shield Their Records from the Public:
https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/politics/without-debate-state-senate-approves-open-records-bill-that-keeps-many-lawmakers-records-closed/

() Forget everything you ever learned about how a bill becomes a law. Forget those public hearings, floor debates and deliberations.

With breathtaking speed, Washington lawmakers passed a bill Friday that removed themselves from the state’s voter-approved Public Records Act — keeping years of emails and other documents off-limits and making the Legislature its own gatekeeper when it comes to secrecy.

Senate Bill 6617 passed the Senate, without debate, 41-7. Minutes later, House lawmakers approved it 83-14.

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