Judge awards attorneys’ fees to EDB, Chamber and Port
ON DEC. 28, 2016, Superior Court Judge Ronald Culpepper awarded more than $121,000 in attorneys’ fees to the EDB, Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber of Commerce and the Port of Tacoma. The decision ordered the state Attorney General to compensate the three organizations following Culpepper’s earlier ruling that that they did not violate state campaign-finance laws when they challenged the legality of anti-business ballot measures filed by a citizen group. The measures would have required public votes on large industrial projects.
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