Open Government Training

WACO Conference 2023 - Elected Officials Ethics

Elected County Officials Ethics - Recording from the 65th WACO Annual Conference.

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WACO Training 2023 - Electronic Records Best Practices

Electronic Records: Best Practices - June 27, 2023 training presented by Rachel Wilson, Records Consultant - Washington Secretary of State, Washington State Archives.

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Packed Lunch - June 2023 - Public Records Act Update and Refresher

Public Records Act: Updates/Refresher - June 14th, 2023 Packed Lunch session. A discussion on Public Records Act updates and a refresher on pain points, best practices, and more. This Packed Lunch session is an interactive Q&A with MRSC Legal Consultant, Steve Gross.

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WACO NEO Conference 2022 - Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records

Open Public Meetings Act & Public Records - December 5, 2022 Open Public Meetings Act and Public Records Act presentation by the Washington State Attorney General's Office provided at the 2022 Newly Elected Officials Conference.

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WACO Webinar 2020 - Public Records Act Update and Refresher

Public Records Act: Updates/Refresher - July 30, 2020 Public Records Act 2019-2020 update presented by the Washington State Attorney General's Office.

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Public Records Act Training (2019)  - The following is a multi-video training prepared by the Washington State Attorney General's Office. In the left column is the video for each part and in the right column are the correlating documents, charts, and slides. We suggest you watch them in order.


February 21, 2019 Public Records Act (part 1) training webinar prepared by the Washington State Attorney General's Office.

February 22, 2019 Public Records Act (part 2) training webinar prepared by the Washington State Attorney General's Office.

February 27, 2019 Public Records Act (part 3) training webinar prepared by the Washington State Attorney General's Office. 

February 28, 2019 Public Records Act (part 4) training webinar prepared by the Washington State Attorney General's Office. 

February 7, 2019 Open Public Meetings Act training webinar prepared by the Washington State Attorney General's Office. 

Public Records Act Training - October 2017 Office of the Attorney General Public Records training video.