Open Government

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.

What's New

Funding for TVW Cut

March 5, 2014 in In the News
The Snohomish Times
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The Snohomish Times
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Allow remote testimony so more Washingtonians can have their voices heard

March 5, 2014 in In the News
Smarter Government Washington
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Smarter Government Washington
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Eye on Olympia

March 5, 2014 in In the News
KVEW TV
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KVEW TV
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Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Funding for TVW repairs and upgrades cut from capital budget

March 5, 2014 in Blog

In just a few weeks the country will be celebrating "Sunshine Week," a time committed to celebrating the people's right to know about what their government is doing. Recent developments in Olympia, however, may put a damper on those celebrations.

Sexy Politics with Policy Stud, Paul Guppy on the Budget Debate in Olympia

March 3, 2014 in In the News
KIRO Radio
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KIRO Radio
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Thursday, February 27, 2014

Providing opportunity for remote testimony and improving public notice

March 3, 2014 in Blog

At the invitation of Rep. Pollet and Rep. Hawkins (Co-Chairs) I had the opportunity to make a presentation before the House Open Government Caucus today on ways the Legislature could accommodate remote testimony and improve its public notice process.