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Lawmaker’s campaign cash pays the rent, all year long

Lawmaker's campaign cash pays the rent, all year long
May 10, 2010 --

Elected officials, under Georgia law, can use campaign money for the “ordinary and necessary” expenses of holding office. So is it “necessary” for a south Georgia lawmaker — Rep. Bob Hanner — to drop nearly $100,000 on renting an Atlanta apartment year-round? That, it seems, depends on who you ask. Read on …