During my time as a public official, I have followed the law.
I give you my word as a public official, and a friend.
But thousands of parents and some public officials did not agree.
Still, no one could figure out what was making the girls sick, and public health officials were called in.
A number of today's public officials have cut their teeth on a community board.
Yet there is still no sense among public officials that big changes are necessary.
The "public officials" are often paid under the table as well.
Other public officials might want to follow the authority's lead.
So far, not many public officials seem to favor such a change.
The other 14 letters were written by current and former public officials.