July 20, 2015 - The Panel concludes that the Complainant Kirsten Kennedy has established by a preponderance of the evidence that Respondent Tom Borchardt participated in the dissemination of campaign material that lacked a disclaimer in the form required by Minn. Stat. § 211B.04(b), (d). The Panel concludes further that a civil penalty of $2,400 is appropriate.
July 02, 2015 - IT IS HEREBY ORDERED:
1. The Department has the statutory authority to adopt the rules.
2. The rules were adopted in compliance with the procedural requirements of Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 14, and Minnesota Rules, Chapter 1400 (2014).
3. The record demonstrates the rules are needed and reasonable.
4. The rules are APPROVED.