Karen Handel

Georgia’s 6th (GA - 06)

Updated: April 14, 2017

Narrative

As Secretary of State, Handel increased her office budget 42%, spent $10,000 in two years on travel, used a taxpayer-funded state airplane, and used taxpayer money for a brand new Lexus SUV for herself, and even suggested spending $15,000 on chairs for the Governor’s Office while the state was in “the worst state budget crisis since the Great Depression.”

Proof Points

As Secretary of State, Handel increased her office budget 42%. (BACKUP)

Handel spent $10,000 in two years on travel and used a taxpayer-funded state airplane. (BACKUP)

Handel used taxpayer money for a brand new Lexus SUV for herself. (BACKUP)

Handel even suggested spending $15,000 on chairs for the Governor’s Office while the state was in “the worst state budget crisis since the Great Depression.” (BACKUP)




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