Gov. Scott Walker had to give $170,000 back to the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce after the business group improperly passed the money on to him. MMAC's political action committee was fined $500 for the infraction in February.
The Republican governor has been raising large sums in recent months because the normal limits on campaign donations do not apply from the time recall petitions are circulated until the accountability board orders a recall election to be held. That has allowed Walker to accept as much as $500,000 from one donor -- 50 times the normal limit of $10,000.
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