BDN reports “Phil Roy, a longtime Republican politician from Somerset County, managed a federally funded agency’s checking account as well as the checking account of the state Republican Party, for which he was treasurer. Phil Roy wanted a camper. It cost $15,000, but he didn’t have the money. What Roy did have was access to cash — someone else’s cash. So in August of 2009, Uncle Sam and the Maine GOP bought Roy the camper.” Read more.
I personally hand delivered a letter to Sawin Millett, Jr. Commissioner Department of Administrative & Financial Services on April 26, 2012. I specifically stated that he bring this to Governor Paul LePage, since state legislators have stuck their heads in the sand for decades. Is “cash” keeping them from upholding the law? Or another obvious problem.
An audit is warranted into the state agencies mentioned, as well. Will Governor LePage do something about this?