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Thursday editorials: Inmates & public records; tomatoes & salmonella

Post by Patrick O'Callahan on June 11, 2008 at 11:03 am |
June 11, 2008 11:03 am

1. Limiting inmate access to public records is warranted given abuses by prisoners intent on harassing law enforcement, but Attorney General Rob McKenna’s argument that inmates have no right of access goes too far.

2. The tomato salmonella scare has revealed still-unsolved gaps in the federal government’s food safety regulations.

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