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Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Alaska Taxpayers Billed for Personal Palin Business

Sarah Palin has billed taxpayers for 312 nights spent in her own home during her first 19 months in office, charging a "per diem" allowance intended to cover meals and incidental expenses while traveling on state business.The governor also has charged the state for travel expenses to take her children on official out-of-town missions. And her husband, Todd, has billed the state for expenses and a daily allowance for trips he makes on official business for his wife. Audio here:



And Think Progress reports that Palin is using the same old tired "because I'M th boss" tactics as the Bush administration:

The Washington Post reports that Gov. Sarah Palin (R-AK) is “being asked by a local Republican activist to release more than 1,100 e-mails she withheld from a public records request, including 40 that were copied to her husband, Todd.” Invoking a favored practice of the Bush administration, Palin has claimed executive privilege to keep the e-mails secret — despite the fact many of them were sent to Todd, who is not an elected official.

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1 Comments:

Blogger Parson said...

wow, just like Indian's own Bitch Mitch.

title="comment permalink">September 10, 2008 11:38 PM  

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