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Wisconsin taxpayers spent nearly $41K on senators' travel

 


MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin taxpayers spent nearly $41,000 to send state senators on out-of-state trips since 2015, including to President Donald Trump's first speech to a joint session of Congress.

The Associated Press obtained documents Monday through an open records request that show taxpayers paid $40,837 on senators' travel, including $966 to send Republican Sen. Steve Nass to Trump's 2017 appearance before the House and Senate.

The records show five other Republican senators and six Democratic senators have been reimbursed for travel expenses since 2015. The three largest payouts...



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