Treasurers race gets muddy over slush fund
April 12, 2002
The primary race for the low-profile office of Hill County treasurer has an unusual twist this year. The Democratic challenger, who used to work in the office, said she was fired because she questioned the integrity of incumbent Carrie Dickson.
Challenger Kathleen "Kitty" Galbavy-Williams, who was dismissed in July, said she lost her job because she claimed that Dickson maintained a "slush fund."
"I want people to know I wasn't fired for stealing, and I was wrongfully discharged because I was asking questions about something illegal," said Galbavy-Williams, who is running against Dickson in...