Request for Citizen Evidence / NorthwestCitizen, Tip Johnson

Public officials insist they did not coordinate a campaign for the jail tax


Mon, Dec 14, 2015, 3:58 pm  Tip Johnson

We need your help.

Kind readers and concerned citizens may have seen much written here about the recently proposed sales tax for a new Whatcom County jail.

The measure was defeated at the polls this last election.  In the run-up to the election, the County mailed a large, glossy brochure to select voters.  It looked (and was) very expensive, so raised the ire of many fiscally sensitive citizens.  Several of them filed complaints with the Public Disclosure Commission (PDC).  Without researching background documents, the PDC staff brought a recommendation forward to the Commission to dismiss the complaints and not forward any recommended action to the Attorney General. […]

Read Tip’s complete Request for Citizen Evidence on NorthwestCitizen here.

If you attended any of the meetings listed on the calendar above, here’s the email address where you can submit any information regarding those meetings.  NorthwestCitizen is looking for videos, pictures, notes or meeting minutes :

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