Rep. Steven Palazzo is using campaign money to pay for legal fees in ethics investigation

The Sun Herald

The investigation by the OCE centered on two allegations outlined in a March 26 letter to the OCE from the Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan organization that specialized in election law: $60,000 in campaign payments to a Palazzo-owned LLC for rental of office space and to cover costs for maintenance at a riverfront property, and $127,933 in payments to Palazzo & Co. LLC, an accounting firm he transferred to his wife after taking office in 2011. The couple divorced in 2016 but payments continued.

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