TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami) – Eleven separate ethics charges were filed by the state of Florida against Republican U.S. Representative David Rivera Wednesday morning, according to CBS4 news partner the Miami Herald.
Rivera is accused of taking money as a legislator “when he knew or … should have known it was given to influence his vote or official action.”
The charges center around using campaign money for non-campaign related expenses, double billing the state for travel expenses that were already covered by his campaign, and for failing to report the proceeds of a secret agreement with Flagler Dog Track to help pass the slots initiative in Miami-Dade County for $1 million...
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