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Booze too accessible

Initiative 1183 would make beer, wine and hard liquor more readily accessible, not just to adults, but to children and teenagers as well. The more places that sell alcoholic beverages, the more opportunities for it to get into the wrong hands.

It is simply not a good idea. Vote “no” on I-1183.

Christie Bruntlett



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Editorial: Washington state lawmakers scramble to keep public in the dark

State lawmakers want to create a legislative loophole in Washington’s Public Records Act. While it’s nice to see Democrats and Republicans working together for once, it’s just too bad that their agreement is that the public is the enemy. As The Spokesman-Review’s Olympia reporter Jim Camden explained Feb. 22, lawmakers could vote on a bill today responding to a court order that the people of Washington are entitled to review legislative records.