Wednesday, November 23, 2011

SDUT: Lawmaker warns about special interests, goes on junket

Assemblyman Brian Jones sent out mailers last week calling on the state to “Stop special interest money to protect the democratic process” — even as he mingled at a resort in Hawaii on a trip paid by special interests.

The mailer from Jones, a Santee Republican, was delivered to 97,023 households in his district and cost taxpayers $19,373 in postage. In it, Jones promotes legislation he is carrying that would limit payroll deductions and contributions by unions and corporations that are then used for political purposes.

Read the article here.

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