November 25, 2013 •
Iowa Ethics Board Publishes New Advisory Opinion
The ethics board in Iowa issued an advisory opinion allowing political candidates in the state to use campaign funds to attend a presidential inauguration.
The board’s reasoning for its decision centered around the value to a candidate’s campaign of attending an inauguration event.
Under the opinion, a campaign committee can pay for the candidate’s travel and lodging, but cannot pay such expenses for anyone else.
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