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Tony Moore, other candidates fined over missing campaign reports

In addition to handing down fines for public agencies that didn’t file lobbying reports, the Public Disclosure Commission last week also fined some candidates who it says failed to file campaign-finance reports.

Among them was Federal Way School Board President Tony Moore, who ran last year against state Sen. Tracey Eide. He fell short by less than 1,700 votes out of nearly 39,000 cast in Federal Way and nearby communities.

The PDC said Moore’s campaign failed to report three pieces of mail advertising totaling $20,904. The mailings were put out by the state Republican Party, not Moore — but Moore’s campaign was supported to report them as an in-kind contribution.

It didn’t, according to the PDC, nor did it report two GOP mailings worth $14,743 as last minute contributions. It wasn’t clear if the two totals overlapped.

The commission fined Moore $300, but waived half of the fine if Moore commits no violations for the next four years. Moore didn’t return phone and e-mail messages last week and this week. Read more »


Running is nothing new for Barney

Ed Barney made news last year for running 185 miles on the Seattle to Portland Bicycle Classic route, a four-day jog.

Now the Federal Way school board member is running for the state House.

He will seek the seat that Rep. Skip Priest is leaving behind to run for Federal Way mayor, Barney told a crowd Saturday at a kickoff event for the Senate campaign of a fellow board member, Tony Moore.

Cue the obligatory pun: He’s “in it for the long run,” he says.

He complained that the school district has lost $24 million in state funding since

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