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October 17, 2013 at 9:20 AM

State Supreme Court approves governor secrecy

The Associated Press Washington state’s governor is allowed to claim “executive privilege” as a reason to withhold documents from the public even though that exemption isn’t among the hundreds listed in state law, the state Supreme Court ruled Thursday. In an 8-1 decision, justices said the governor’s office has an inherent privilege as a result of…

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