Type Complaint Opinion 
Date 1/28/2008 
Number 07-05 
Topic Campaign use of Public Resources 
Respondent Rep. Bill Hinkle 
Question/Complaint
Respondent notified the Board that he had used public resources to prepare and send a one-time letter in support of a local school levy election.
Summary
Based upon the Respondent's admission the Board filed its own complaint pursuant to RCW 42.52.410 and imposed a sanction of a letter of instruction, directing that such activity not be repeated.  RCW 42.52.180 prohibits the use of public resources to support or oppose a ballot proposition.
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