“If we are made aware of questionable or potentially improper reimbursement of travel expenditures and expenses, we would move forward with opening an investigation.”
– N.M. Auditor’s Office
It is entirely relatable to bring a spouse along on a business trip. To add a vacation onto the front or back end. To want to show your two grandchildren the world. Even to be so deathly afraid of flying you only travel on land.
But to expect city taxpayers to cover two family cabins on the train to Philadelphia, an extra junket to Washington, D.C., to visit lawmakers who are routinely in Albuquerque and New Mexico, plus a trip to New York in between because it’s cheaper than coming all the way home from Philly and then taking the train again to D.C.?