Kyle Midura, able Statehouse reporter for WCAX-TV, has got himself a scoop.
We’re learning more about the true cost of Governor Peter Shumlin’s trip to Paris in December, a cost the administration sought to hide.
A court sided with WCAX News, forcing the governor’s office to release documents showing the tab amounted to four times what Vermonters were told.
The administration, citing security concerns, had rejected Midura’s request for cost information about the Governor’s trip to a global climate summit. The court rightly found the administration’s reasoning to be
transparently specious bullcrap inadequate.
The dollar amounts are tiny. Shumlin had said the public outlay amounted to $1,200. The newly released documents show the true cost was at least $4,000.