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April 2014

WCOG Presents The Second Amendment Foundation with Key Award

WCOG Accepting Nominations for Its Three Top Recognition Awards

2014 GiveBIG

WCOG High School Essay Contest

March 2014

WCOG Releases Study of the Costs of Public Records Requests

February 2014

California Transparency Advocate to Keynote Open Government Conference


January 2014

WCOG Honors Governor Jay Inslee for Stance on Executive Privilege

WCOG Announces 2014 Legislative Priorities

Open Government Group Calls for Investigation of Missing Records Linked to Ousted Mayor in Town of Coulee Dam

House Speaker Frank Chopp to be honored by WCOG

WCOG Presents Mike Baker with Key Award

December 2013

Roger Leed and Diana Kramer Join WCOG Advisory Council

November 2013

WCOG Presents Laurie Rogers with Key Award

October 2013

WCOG Presents Drew Hendricks with Key Award

WCOG November 2 Sequim Workshop

WCOG Presents Cindy Ference with Key Award

Candidates Tell Open Government Views

WCOG October 26 Seattle Workshop

September 2013

WCOG Presents Yakima Herald-Republic and Media with Key Awards

WCOG Presents City of Kirkland with Key Award

WCOG Holds Open Government Forum with The Jefferson County Bar Association in Port Townsend

WCOG 2013 Madison Andersen Awards Breakfast

August 2013

WCOG September 21 Monroe Workshop


July 2013

WCOG Names Winners of Major Annual Awards

WCOG Publishes Candidate Survey Results

WCOG to Honor Speaker of the House Frank Chopp with Ballard/Thompson

WCOG Presents Key Award to The Seattle Times and Reporter Mike Carter


June 2013

WCOG July 13 WWU Workshop

May 2013

Brian Sonntag Inducted to Hall of Fame

WCOG June 8 Anacortes Workshop

2013 Essay Contest Winner Daniel Manwell of Port Angeles High School

WCOG May 11 Aberdeen Workshop

April 2013
The Seattle Foundation Give Big 2013

WCOG Ballard/Thompson Nominations Open

Washington Coalition for Open Government Presents Key Award to Pierce County Team

March 2013
Sunshine Week

February 2013
Retired State Auditor Brian Sonntag Joins WCOG Advisory Council

WCOG Open Government Sunshine Week Conference

Washington Coalition for Open Government Presents Key Award to Jonah Spangenthal-Lee of the Seattle Police Department Blog

January 2013
Longtime state archivist, Jerry Handfield, to re-join WCOG board

WCOG Scott Johnson Open Government Essay Competition

2013 Legislative Priorities

State Senator Bob Morton to be Honored by Open Government Group

Washington Coalition for Open Government Presents Key Award to Sedro-Woolley Mayor Mike Anderson

October 2012
New Member Joins WCOG Board: Larry Shannon, Representing Washington State Association for Justice

WCOG Founding Member Rejoins Board: Attorney Michele Earl-Hubbard, Longtime Access Advocate

Washington Coalition for Open Government Collects $65,000 in Settlement of Public Records Suit Against Washington Department of Corrections and Attorney General's Office

September 2012
Washington Coalition for Open Government Presents Key Award to Kim Hendrickson

August 2012
Washington Coalition for Open Government Presents Key Award to Walter Michael Gendler

July 2012
Washington Coalition for Open Government Names Winners of Major Annual Awards

March 2012
Washington Coalition for Open Government Presents Key Award to Carl Hu for Citizen Activism Using the Public Records Act

January 2012
2012 Legislative Priorities
WCOG Presents Open Government Sunshine Week Conference

December 2011
Washington Coalition for Open Government Presents Key Award to State Senator Pam Roach

September 2011
Pullman Forum- Free Public Forum to Discuss Access to Government Information

August 2011
Washington Coalition for Open Government publishes candidate survey results

June 2011
Washington Coalition for Open Government accepting nominations for Madison and Andersen Awards

April 2011
Steve Dixson named to the Board of Washington Coalition for Open Government

March 2011
Gloria Howell wins 2011 American Society of News Editors Local Heroes award
Gloria Howell of Stevenson, Washington, nominated for American Society of Newspaper Editors 'Sunshine Week' national 'Local Hero' Award
Sunshine Week Panel Discussion

January 2011
Washington Coalition for Open Government Announces 2011 Legislative Priorities

December 2010
Ballard Thompson Awards Event

October 2010
State's stance in Hanford suit flouts open-government principles
Eleven Initiative Petitions Available for Public Inspection at State Archives

July 2010
WCOG supports court findings in Burt V. Department of Corrections
Three new members names to Board of Washington Coalition for Open Government 
Washington Coalition for Open Government to Honor Frank Blethen, Duane Swinton at Annual Madison/Andersen Awards 

January 2008
2007-2008 President's Report

November 2007
2008 Legislative Agenda



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