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July 8, 2013 at 6:00 AM

County Council members will collect cash, set up office funds

New legislation is for slush funds If I had not read it with my own eyes, I would not have believed it. [“County Council members will collect cash for expenses,” page one, June 27.] Officials will be able to set up a fund to pay for travel, parking and “other things related to their jobs.” This is…

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June 29, 2013 at 6:00 AM

King County Council members can collect money, set up fund

Accepting cash will lead to corruption The Times article on King County Council members accepting cash included council members stating that it will not influence their vote in any way. [“County Council members will collect cash for expenses,” page one, June 27.] I find that hard to believe. Politicians and money stick together just like bees…

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