WPC's Center for Government Reform's mission is to partner with stakeholders and citizens to work toward a government focused on its core functions while improving its transparency, accountability, performance, and effectiveness for taxpayers.
Justin Bryant, Research Assistant, May, 2008
It’s a sad day for pet lovers in King County. A scathing new report last month highlighted gross mismanagement at King County’s two public animal shelters. The report, produced by a veterinarian team from the University of California-Berkley, describes dire circumstances of inadequate housing, frightening living situations and understaffing. This report came after similar revelations made by consultant Nathan Winograd in his report to the King County Council last year.