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Mayoral challenger's complaint based on hearsay


September 13, 2017

Mayoral candidate Dan Matthews, right, has filed a complaint with the state's Public Disclosure Commission alleging Mayor Jennifer Gregerson has violated campaign laws. Matthews told the Beacon his allegations are based on the observations of a source he declined to identify. He also said he plans to file two more complaints, one of which will rely on what he finds in a sweeping public records request.

Dan Matthews admits he doesn’t have all the facts, but he’s convinced Mayor Jennifer Gregerson has violated campaign laws.

That’s why the mayoral challenger filed a complaint Sept. 6 with the state’s Public Disclosure Commission alleging Gregerson used $850 of city money to hold a private luncheon for women in June at Rosehill Community Center, making her re-election campaign materials available during the event and discussing her re-election bid with attendees.

“I’m not trying to do some campaign tactic, but this was brought to my attention so I’ve filed the complaint,” M...

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