Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during his annual state of the state address before a joint legislative session Jan. 9, 2018, in Olympia, Wash. We urge Gov. Jay Inslee to veto Senate Bill 6617 that allows legislators exemptions from the Public Records Act, send it back to legislators and give them a chance to come to their senses.
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during his annual state of the state address before a joint legislative session Jan. 9, 2018, in Olympia, Wash. We urge Gov. Jay Inslee to veto Senate Bill 6617 that allows legislators exemptions from the Public Records Act, send it back to legislators and give them a chance to come to their senses. Elaine Thompson AP file
Gov. Jay Inslee speaks during his annual state of the state address before a joint legislative session Jan. 9, 2018, in Olympia, Wash. We urge Gov. Jay Inslee to veto Senate Bill 6617 that allows legislators exemptions from the Public Records Act, send it back to legislators and give them a chance to come to their senses. Elaine Thompson AP file

Legislators vote themselves secrecy privileges; if Inslee doesn’t veto, voters must act

February 27, 2018 05:00 AM