Type Complaint Opinion 
Date 3/23/2010 
Number 10-01 
Topic Electronic newsletters-normal and regular conduct 
Respondent Rep. Jim McCune 
Complaint alleged violation of RCW 42.52.180 when legislator used electronic legislative updates to express his opinion on pending legislation and invite readers to attend a legislative public hearing to support that opinion.
Under the facts of this case, the expression of his opinion and the invitaton or request to others to participate in a public hearing in support of that opinion consititued normal and regular conduct of the Respondent's legislative office.Complaint dismissed for lack of reasonable cause to believe there was a violation of .180.
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