By Roger Harnack

Don't use taxpayer resources to campaign

Write to the Point


Last updated 11/8/2019 at 10:06am

To taxpayers, it’s just plain common sense.

Elected officials, government employees and supporting boards and agencies cannot use taxpayer resources to campaign for or against a candidate or office or to endorse or oppose any ballot measure.

To make sure elected officials and employees understand that, Revised Code of Washington 42.17A.555 specifically says:

“No elective official nor any employee of his or her office nor any person appointed to or employed by any public office or agency may use or authorize the use of any of the facilities of a public office or agency, directly or indir...

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