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$300,000 Penalty Not Enough, Washington Appellate Court Rules

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· Story link An appellate court in Washington State told a lower court to increase the fine against King County…

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An appellate court in Washington State told a lower court to increase the fine against King County for refusing to release an impact study on Qwest Field in advance of a public vote on a $325 million tax package. The panel said the $300,000 fine was inadequate given the inexcusable delays in disclosing the information. (2/7/07)