When the time came to pay for some of the expenses for Gov. Brian Sandoval’s (pictured, right) inaugural gala in Las Vegas, the inaugural committee made a $400,000 payment to its consultant’s American Express card.
The $400,000 credit card payment — covering over a third of the total cost of the events — stands out, even though using credit cards for political expenses is common in Nevada. It also highlights how state law allows campaigns and political action committees to spend their funds without itemizing how the money is used.
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