Group knocks Walker’s state plane use

Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times
Photo by Michelle Stocker, The Capital Times

The liberal One Wisconsin Now is knocking Gov. Scott Walker for his "misuse and abuse" of taxpayer-funded flights on the state plane in the two-and-a-half years after his failed presidential bid came to a close.
Public records the group released today showed that between September 2015 and April 2018, Walker took 869 flights on state planes totaling 114,390 miles at a cost of $818,497 to taxpayers. That includes 27 flights that were less than 40 miles, according to a database OWN compiled.
"After 25 years in office and $100 million raised and spent as a political candidate in his run for gov...

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