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July 17, 2014 at 6:04 AM

Tim Eyman’s fade: PDC could use more money

I was amused when reading Danny Westneat’s column concerning Tim Eyman’s initiatives [“Tim Eyman losing support, money from business,” Local News, July 8].

The Public Disclosure Commission (PDC) was created following the passage of an initiative. Qualifying an initiative for the ballot was brutally difficult then too, but it was done with volunteers.

Now I see that three trade associations that finance the gathering of signatures for petitions that are usually against raising taxes are appealing to the PDC to investigate Eyman’s use of campaign money.

The PDC is a tax-supported agency and could use more money to do its job.

Miriam Helgeland, Auburn

Comments | More in Energy | Topics: Danny Westneat, Miriam Helgeland, Public Disclosure Commission

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