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Resource ID: #18658
Subject: City Government
Source: York Dispatch/York Sunday News
Date: Aug. 14, 15, 21



A Dispatch/Sunday News investigation reveals "how York City was using its postal permit to help distribute a newsletter that contained political advertising as well as city sponsored news." The story exposes campaign-finance ties between the publisher of the newsletter, called Observations, and city officials. The series' last part reports on the closing of the newsletter, as the Postal Service intervened to prevent the city from using its bulk-mail postal permit to send out political advertising.

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