"The Plane Truth"

Number 24576
Subject State Government
Source Sun-Sentinel (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)
State FL
Year 2009
Publication Date 2/8/2009; 12/5/2009
Summary Sun-Sentinel reporters found Florida Gov. Charlie Crist and Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp were using government planes for personal travel. In two years, more than half the trips taken were between the lieutenant governor's home and the capital. In two years, Kottkamp "billed taxpayers" nearly $425,000 to finance the flights.
Category Contest Entry
Pages 41
Keywords Charlie Crist; Jeff Kottkamp; Gov. Crist; Frank Brogan
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