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.

Press Releases

It’s time — Washington needs to give the public 21st-century access to lawmaking

Legislators should follow Washington Policy Center, other state examples on how to use technology to bring Olympia to citizens

Washington Policy Center warns against transit bailout in transportation package

Think tank calls idea to use hundreds of millions in state funds for transit “unprecedented”

Attorney General and State Auditor Encourage Lawmakers to Adopt Constitutional Legislative Transparency Amendment

Contact: John Barnes
jbarnes [at] washingtonpolicy [dot] org | 206-937-9691

Olympia – Attorney General Rob McKenna and State Auditor Brian Sonntag, two of the state’s strongest advocates for transparent and accountable government, have written a letter to legislators encouraging them to adopt the Washington Policy Center’s (WPC) proposal for a constitutional amendment to improve legislative transparency.

Their letter reads: