Perry Security Costs Go Up — Again
POSTED: Friday, March 30, 2012 - 6:20pm
UPDATED: Sunday, April 1, 2012 - 10:08am
by Jay Root
Gov. Rick Perry’s presidential odyssey ended in January, but the bills for the security force that protected him on the campaign trail keep pouring in, boosting the pricetag to almost $3 million so far.
The Department of Public Safety released new figures Friday for the travel expenditures incurred by his security detail. The department added more than $900,000 to the amounts it had previously released, accounting for travel vouchers that were submitted since the last report about three months ago....