Washington Attorney General’s new site guides public on grabbing government records

New questions and answers are posted regularly. Questions and answers already include:

 

 

Since taking office in 2005, McKenna has made it a high priority to strengthen the public's right to know about government's inner-workings, through open meetings and access to government records.

McKenna's office drafted and passed legislation to strengthen the Public Records Act. He created an open government ombudsman to oversee public access and successfully fought to create a Sunshine Committee to review exemptions to the Public Records Act. 

 

The Attorney General also provides an Open Government Internet Manual for citizens and local elected officials.