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This public records bill is a snow job

Under normal circumstances, we cheer bipartisanship and applaud Democratic and Republican leaders for coming together on legislation. But the cynical game that’s afoot at the state Capitol this week is being played under abnormal circumstances and should be met with jeers, not cheers.

Opinion

Puyallup blood will energize state GOP

When a lifelong Puyallup resident is elected to run Washington’s statewide Republican party apparatus, as Caleb Heimlich was last month, the news should elicit a hearty Pierce County cheer, no matter your flavor of politics.

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So many people have misunderstood the law that the Washington State Patrol and Washington Traffic Safety Commission held a conference call Friday morning to answer questions about how the law works, and how you could get cited under it.
Peter Haley phaley@thenewstribune.com
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