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.

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Washington State held in Contempt

September 12, 2014 in In the News
The Snohomish Times
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The Snohomish Times
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Thursday, September 11, 2014

Will the state Supreme Court Jump the Shark?

September 11, 2014 in Blog

Responding to today's unanimous contempt order against the Legislature by the State Supreme Court Governor Inslee said: "This unprecedented action by the Supreme Court is a critical moment in our history."

Everything about this statement is true. Not only is the Court's contempt order against a co-equal branch of government unprecedented but what may come next could lead to a doomsday scenario against voters.

Letter: Be the best

September 4, 2014 in In the News
Tri-City Herald
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Tri-City Herald
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Could you ballpark state government’s total debt?

August 25, 2014 in In the News
Smarter Government Washington
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Smarter Government Washington
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Friday, August 22, 2014

New taxes on internet access

August 21, 2014 in In the News
The Snohomish Times
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The Snohomish Times
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Thursday, August 21, 2014