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Lacking Lawyers for the PoorThe right to an attorney is basic in our system. But a Seattle University study suggests funding for public defenders is woefully inadequate. The study says the lack of legal representation denies justice and costs the system more in the long run.Behind Closed DoorsWhy does the Washington state legislature exempt itself from its own open meeting and public disclosure rules? We talk to Tom Carr, Seattle City Attorney and chair of the state Sunshine Committee.Obama's ScorecardThe Pulitzer Prize–winning Website gives the scorecard on Barack Obama's campaign promises kept and broken. How do you think President Obama has done in his first 99 days?Cuts to Basic Health and Senior CareThe budget passed by state lawmakers cuts 43% of Washington's basic health plan and 70% of the state's adult day health program. Where will the thousands of people affected turn for health care?