South Lake Tahoe councilmember cleared of any wrongdoing
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. (AP) — South Lake Tahoe Councilmember Jason Collin has been cleared of any wrongdoing in an investigation into his reporting of campaign contributions and gifts following the November 2016 City Council election.
The Tahoe Daily Tribune reported Thursday that South Lake Tahoe attorney and former councilmember Bruce Grego filed a complaint with the Fair Political Practices Commission against Collin in May 2017. Grego argued that Collin used a lawsuit as part of his election strategy and should have disclosed who helped fund the litigation.
The commission investigated the claims and disagreed with Grego.
The lawsuit was against a ballot measure passed by voters that prohibited the city from approving or supporting the U.S. 50 South Shore Community Revitalization Project.
A judge ruled in Collin’s favor, deeming the measure unconstitutional, flawed and unenforceable.
Information from: Tahoe Daily Tribune, http://www.tahoedailytribune.com/