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Re: School lobbying for a particular vote

Irl, I'm certainly glad you're not a cynic. Please suggest another "less harshly judgmental" way or two to view this history. As a borderline cynic myself, I
William Plummer
8:22 PM
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52449

Re: School lobbying for a particular vote

I am not a cynic-- but a pattern does call for a 'good old' questions about fair practices and double standards. Some school employees can speak at a SC
Catherine Clairmont
7:59 PM
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52448

Re: School lobbying for a particular vote

If I were a cynic, I would say, "Sure, there was a difference. In the case of the bus drivers, the school administration didn't want the message to go out. In
Irl
7:13 PM
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52447

Re: School lobbying for a particular vote

Dean, Your points are excellent. We have one more source of information on the subject of lobbying. About three years ago when the bus drivers were under
William Plummer
6:46 PM
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52446

Re: Schoo lobbying for a particular vote

... Today I read an article in the Washington Post about "Federal Workforce Guidance on Social Media" that speaks to the issue of federal job holders writing
betty@...
3:18 PM
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52445

Re: Schoo lobbying for a particular vote

Not to put too fine a point on it, and regardless of the Ethics Commission: if a member of the school board, or a teacher, or you or I, sends out an email
Irl
2:37 PM
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52444

Re: School lobbying for a particular vote

At this point, further discussion here regarding the 'gray area' nature of the legality will be just speculative and we probably should wait for the legal
dbanfield1
2:37 PM
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52443

Re: Schoo lobbying for a particular vote

Tanya: My feeling is that there was at least equal concern about the solicitation for the budget as there was for CCatPlay support. My personal concern was
manlicktratnyek
11:22 AM
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52442

Re: Schoo lobbying for a particular vote

I may be mistaken, but I believe the questions being asked with regards to ethics and legality are less about budget, and more about contacting the school
tbartevyan
10:10 AM
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52441

Re: Schoo lobbying for a particular vote

... it was clear that printi If you pore through that ethics law link previously posted, it says that *policy makers* have an obligation to use all their
thumbelinasmum
10:03 AM
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52440

Re: updates about last night's TM?

Dear Tanya, Thank you for sharing this! Rick and Betty Ann In a message dated 4/17/2015 5:03:58 A.M. Eastern Daylight Time, concord@yahoogroups.com writes:
rwwheeler29
8:20 AM
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52439

Schoo lobbying for a particular vote

I saw a similar occurrence a number of years ago in Carlisle when the school sent out a mailing asking people to support the school budget. If I recall that
Donald Rober
7:43 AM
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52438

Re: updates about last night's TM?

Here is a link to the "official" results, from the Town web page:
William Plummer
Apr 17
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52437

Re: Ethics complaint filed after schools send electronic message - N

Betty— Of course it is, but I think most folks would prefer not to rely solely on the newspaper. Keep in mind, I’m just trying to guess at why and how they
Abraham Fisher
Apr 16
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52436

Re: Ethics complaint filed after schools send electronic message - N

Abe, Is the Concord Journal not still being published weekly? Bettyp On 2015-04-16 6:15 pm, Abraham Fisher abrahamfisher@... [concord]
betty@...
Apr 16
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