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Turkish opposition subsidizes scores of state lawmakers' trips

FEBRUARY 10, 2017 | USA TODAY

By Liz Essley Whyte (Center for Public Integrity), includes "More than 150 state legislators from places like Idaho and Texas accepted subsidized junkets from a Turkish opposition group that the country's government now blames for an attempted coup. State legislators who rarely get involved in foreign policy matters were courted with international trips ..."  (Note: the average Taxpayer Burden that Truth in Accounting calculates for the 29 states with lawmakers identified in this study runs twice as high as the average for the other 21 states.)

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