Thursday, January 17, 2008

During the first half of 2007, which was off-season for Texas political campaigns, state lawmakers and top state officials spent $9.5 million in political funds. TPJ's analysis of where politicians blew all this money finds that some officials are using their campaign accounts to enhance their personal lifestyles, from lavish apartment rentals to high-flying travel on corporate jets.

Read the media release and the full report.