County Accused of Campaigning for Coliseum
By Celeste Hadrick
July 13, 2011
Hofstra Law Professor Eric Lane said that interpreting the ban is a question of degree.
“The general rule has been that you can use governmental money for educational purposes but not for campaign purposes, which is a thin line to draw,” Lane said. “The more they’re saying, ‘Vote Yes,’ the more it becomes a pitch. The less it’s an explanation, the more problematic it becomes.”
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