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Posts for Gift of Public Funds
Celebrating the winter holidays can be fun, but local governments and their staff and elected officials must think carefully before pulling out decorations, planning parties, or accepting gifts.
What is the process for local governments to receive donations? Can local governments make donations without violating the state's gift of public funds provisions?
Summer is coming and with it, the possibility of public celebrations! But a local government should plan carefully to both make the event a success and be sure that it does not unintentionally violate the constitutional gift of public funds prohibition.