Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Representative George Peterson Weighs In On Wasteful State Spending

Does spending nearly $17,000 on brand new office chairs for a state agency sound ridiculous to you? Well it did to State Representative George N. Peterson, Jr. (R-Grafton).

In case you missed it, Representative Peterson was featured in a FOX25 Undercover story last night about the state spending over $8 million for office furnishings in Fiscal Year 2012. The Grafton lawmaker saw down with FOX25 reporter Mike Beaudet and offered his reaction to the purchase of new office equipment at a time when parents in his town are shelling out their own money to buy classroom essentials because schools cannot afford to buy the supplies themselves.

See below to see the story in its entirety.

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