Pierce County government is changing its rules to ensure the public is aware of money paid out to settle claims for damages.
Pierce County government is changing its rules to ensure the public is aware of money paid out to settle claims for damages. David Montesino Staff photographer
Pierce County government is changing its rules to ensure the public is aware of money paid out to settle claims for damages. David Montesino Staff photographer

News Tribune investigative reporter Sean Robinson won the 2016 Ted Natt First Amendment award for ongoing scrutiny of the Pierce County Prosecutor’s office. Since 2000, he has produced award-winning coverage related to criminal justice, government accountability and public disclosure.