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Patrick uses campaign funds for legal fees

Common practice draws criticism

Governor Patrick will use $27,000 to cover fees for his recent ethics investigation. Governor Patrick will use $27,000 to cover fees for his recent ethics investigation.
By Frank Phillips
Globe Staff / July 30, 2007

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Governor Deval Patrick will use $27,000 from his campaign fund to cover legal fees stemming from a recent ethics investigation, taking advantage of a controversial and longstanding Beacon Hill practice that passes legal muster but has raised concern among advocates of campaign finance reform. (Full article: 1135 words)

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