Ticket Number: 
9062
Complainant: 
Gretchen McDevitt
Respondent: 
Mike Ormsby, Spokane City Attorney
Created Date: 
October 20, 2016
Status of Investigations: 
Case Closed with Reminder
Description: 

The complaint alleges that Spokane Fire Department officials may have allowed Spokane Firefighters Union PAC to use City of Spokane Fire Department equipment in a political advertisement, in violation of RCW 42.17A.555.  The complaint also alleges that the City of Spokane has been withholding funds from employees' wages that the Spokane Firefighters Union, Local 29, has passed on to its two political committees, Spokane Firefighters Union PAC and Safest City Spokane, without first obtaining written authorizations from the employees, in violation of RCW 42.17A.495.