Jail and prison inmates would be blocked from using public records laws to intimidate or harass state agencies and employees under a measure Gov. Chris Gregoire signed into law Friday.More here.
Gregoire quickly signed the bill the same day the Senate unanimously passed it after concurring with some changes made in the House. The House passed the bill on a 94-2 vote Wednesday.
The measure has an emergency clause and goes into effect immediately.
Also, Legislature approves bill that could limit inmate access to public records, Seattle Times, here.