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Certified Public Records Officer Designations
Congratulations to the following Public Records Officers who recently received their CPRO designation:
2021 Spring Training
We would love to have you join us at our 2021 WAPRO Spring Training Virtual Conference.
General Session: Wednesday, May 19th, 2021 at 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Breakout Sessions: Thursday, May 20th, 2021 at 8:00 am – 12:15 pm
Virtual Conference: Login instructions will be sent to registrants the week prior to conference date.
Agenda: See what’s on the agenda during the event. View Agenda
Conference Cost: Members: $60 | Non Members: $85
If you have any additional questions about the event, please feel free to email email@example.com.
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Transparency News Highlights
April 9, 2021
Public Disclosure, Washington
- State appeals court upholds decision allowing Yakima Schools to withhold employment records, sanctions lawyer
- Appeals court extends order blocking release of identities of Seattle officers who attended rally before Capitol riot
- Herrera Beutler: More Transparency Needed on State’s COVID-19 Distribution
Public Disclosure/FOIA, Federal
Public Disclosure/FOIA, States
- Should state employee disciplinary details be public? NC bill would open up HR records, NC
- Lawmakers want to make state data on wild game immune to FOIA, MI
- Civil rights group sues Plymouth County, Mass DA over $1.2 million bill for public records, MA
- Tiger Woods deserves privacy, but public has right to know, CA
Whitmire: Alabama lawmakers’ transparency promises you can see right through, AL
- Kentucky Press Association opposes SB 48 for ‘unnecessary’ amendments to Open Records Act, KY
Open Gov’t, Washington
- It’s time for Washington elected leaders to come out of bunker, meet in person again
- TVW: Your Window into State Government | Guest Opinion
- Olympia’s forecast for transparency is partly cloudy
- In Our View: Transparent government is good government
Open Gov’t, Federal
Open Gov’t, States
New Website and Member Login
WAPRO has transitioned to a new website on July 1st. In order to view your “Members Only” pages please re-register your profile using this link https://wa-pro.org/register/ . Once we are notified and verify your membership, we will approve your profile on the new website.
***We advise you to clear your Internet cache on all your devices. If you need assistance with your profile or login, please contact the WAPRO office firstname.lastname@example.org and we will be able to help you.