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County Commissioners Say No to Acronyms

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County Commissioners Say No to Acronyms

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County Commissioners Say No to Acronyms

County Commissioners Say No to Acronyms

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In California's Contra Costa County, supervisors forbid themselves from using bureaucratic acronyms. If a board member slips, a $1 fine will be assessed and donated to charity. Supervisor John Gioia got the idea from the Kitsap County Commission in Washington state.