Campaign Ethics http://kplu.org en Standoff in Snohomish County: Executive asked to stand down, refuses http://kplu.org/post/standoff-snohomish-county-executive-asked-stand-down-refuses <p>Snohomish County Executive Aaron Reardon appears unmoved by a call for him to stand down.</p><p>As allegations mount that he has abused his public office, the County Council voted unanimously to request he take a voluntary leave of absence.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 23 Feb 2012 15:11:09 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 4227 at http://kplu.org Standoff in Snohomish County: Executive asked to stand down, refuses Moxie Media case may bring crackdown on PAC's http://kplu.org/post/moxie-media-case-may-bring-crackdown-pacs <p>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-945644.mp3</p><p><span class="Apple-style-span" style="line-height: 18px; font-size: 12px; ">State lawmakers are considering tighter restrictions on political action committees, or PAC's. The proposal stems from the case of&nbsp;a Seattle-based Democratic political firm <a href="http://www.atg.wa.gov/uploadedFiles/Home/News/Press_Releases/2010/Complaint%2020101029.pdf">now being sued by the Attorney General</a> for campaign finance violations.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 14 Jan 2011 15:29:21 +0000 Austin Jenkins 534 at http://kplu.org