Examples of PRA Policies and Procedures
State and local government agencies must “adopt and enforce reasonable rules and regulations” to facilitate public access to public records, while at same time “prevent interference with other essential functions of the agency” (RCW 42.56.100 and 42.56.040). MRSC has compiled examples of various policies, including some innovative approaches, showcasing how different jurisdictions meet this requirement.
Tax Reliance of Washington Cities
The two main sources of revenue for Washington cities comes from sales tax and property tax. MRSC’s new tax reliance map illustrates how each of Washington’s cities stacked up in terms of their relative reliance on either of these two sources of revenue in 2015.