I would like to comment on a letter assessor-treasurer candidate Mike Lonergan recently sent to several people, including some who are currently working in the Pierce County Assessor-Treasurer’s Office. In it Lonergan expresses concern about the fact that Billie O’Brien is being supported by current and former employees of the office and by the Teamsters Union.
He expresses concern that, if elected, O’Brien may show undue favoritism to these support groups. I also feel that he is implying that she would not properly represent the taxpayers who elected her.
Lonergan’s concerns are certainly not valid. I have know O’Brien for …