Friday, September 08, 2006

Allyson Schwartz’s Ethical Lapse

Philadelphia Inquirer reports Congresswoman’s franking.

Printed on high-quality paper in full color with sharp graphics, the mailed flyers are exactly what you would expect from congressmen fighting for their political lives in a tough election year.

But these aren't campaign brochures. Both of those pieces - and other flyers sent to homes in the Sixth and Eighth Congressional Districts - are government mailings paid for by the taxpayer.

Another major spender was Democratic U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz, who spent $234,846.