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Back when Barack Obama was a state senator, the Illinois Legislature offered this perk: You get elected, you get to give out some money.
Like his counterparts, Obama routed this state grant money to parks, libraries and schools during his eight years in the Illinois Senate.
He gave money to domestic-violence, job-creation and social-service programs.
Originally posted by NGC2736
It might be worth seeing who the construction projects were owned and run by, as this could be a way to funnel $$$ to supporters.
Originally posted by Cowgirlstraitup7 From what I see, at least he's doing worthy things with the taxes.