Open government group continues redistricting lawsuit
Last updated 1/13/2022 at 12:53pm
OLYMPIA -- The Washington Coalition for Open Government will pursue in Thurston County Superior Court its open meetings lawsuit against the state Redistricting Commission for violating transparency laws.
The state Supreme Court last Thursday declined to bypass the trial court and hear the case directly. The question before the state’s highest court was a matter of venue rather than the merits of the case.
The coalition sued the Redistricting Commission to protect the integrity of the state Open Public Meetings Act, hold the commission accountable and seek remedies that prevent future comm...