http://kuow.org en Lack of Transparency In State Legislature http://kuow.org/post/does-olympia-lack-transparency <p></p><div>Last session, Washington state legislators introduced some "title only" bills into committee — essentially blank legislation with the details to be filled in later. They also held hearings on some bills with only two hours public notice, violating the intent of their own rules. Jason Mercier of the <a href="http://www.washingtonpolicy.org/research/open-government/new">Washington Policy Center</a> tells us why he wants to see more accountability in Olympia through greater legislative transparency.</div><div> Thu, 03 Jan 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Steve Scher 6042 at http://kuow.org