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Spin Control: Task force sends Legislature its thoughts on open records

Task force on legislative public records send off its recommendations. The question remains whether the 2019 Legislature use them as a springboard to more transparency.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 4, 2018

Washington task force on public records set to convene

A public records task force created after Washington lawmakers attempted to exempt themselves from the state’s Public Records Act is set to convene its first of four meetings.

Will we now commit to saving the Northwest’s orcas? A task force meets Tuesday

A task force on orca recovery, convened by Gov. Jay Inslee, will meet Tuesday in Wenatchee for the first time since the whales riveted the world’s attention, adding poignant urgency …

UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018

Trump convenes task force to study U.S. Postal Service

After weeks of railing against online shopping giant Amazon, President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday creating a task force to study the United States Postal Service.

Teacher licensing rules clear board

BOISE – Idaho’s state Board of Education unanimously approved new teacher licensing rules Thursday that drew overwhelming opposition at public hearings around the state, but made several major changes suggested …

Grant will help prosecute sex crimes against children

The Kootenai County prosecutor’s office received a $494,000 grant from the U.S. Justice Department to prosecute people who sexually abuse and exploit children and to enforce sex offender registration laws.

Recent attacks prompt CdA district to form task force

Coeur d’Alene School District’s superintendent is pulling together a task force focused on student behavior. The decision comes in the wake of two knife attacks at district middle schools.