Type Complaint Opinion 
Date 3/23/2010 
Number 10-01 
Topic Electronic newsletters-normal and regular conduct 
Respondent Rep. Jim McCune 
Question/Complaint
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.
Summary
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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