Friday, February 19, 2016
State Auditor Gen'l: Using Campaign Funds For Lawyers Should Be Illegal
Calling our arcane state campaign finance laws a "joke," State Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said they need to be reformed to impose contributions limits and bar the use of campaign funds to pay lawyers. Currently, at least three elected officials are using campaign funds to pay for lawyers. The include U.S. Congressman Chaka Fattah, Attorney General Kathleen Kane and Allentown Mayor Edwin Pawlowski.