Thursday, February 2, 2012

TPM: Brewer Spending PAC Funds on Her Own Book

Posted By on Thu, Feb 2, 2012 at 2:00 PM

Nick R. Martin at Talking Points Memo finds out how Gov. Jan Brewer is spending her Jan PAC money—and it doesn't seem to be dedicated to sealing the border:

Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer (R) launched a special fundraising political action committee in October, pledging to use the money to fight illegal immigration and take on other issues she believes in. But based on financial disclosures filed this week, she has so far used it to do little more than buy copies of her own book.

The governor had raised only about $22,000 for Jan PAC by the end of 2011 and spent nearly a quarter of the cash, buying books from Amazon and paying a bill at the luxurious Waldorf Astoria hotel in Orlando, Fla. The rest of the money is still in the bank.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Jim Nintzel

Staff Pick

Carnival of Illusion: Magic, Mystery & Oooh La La!

Carnival of Illusion conjures an evening of old-world magic by blending their international travel theme with all… More

@ Scottish Rite Grand Parlour Saturdays, 5:30 p.m., Sat., Oct. 3, 8 p.m. and Saturdays, 5 & 8 p.m. Continues through April 22 160 South Scott Ave

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Hershel Needs a Home (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. For More About Betsy DeVos' Priorities, Follow the Money (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Win Tickets to See The Nutcracker (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Cinema Clips: The Eagle Huntress (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Nine Questions: Sid The Kid (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2016 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation