Via Press Release:
ATLANTA (December 19, 2013) – Georgia State Senate President Pro Tempore David Shafer (R – Duluth) today released the following statement regarding the verdict in the Don Balfour trial:
“I am sure the verdict is an enormous relief to Senator Balfour and his family.
“We have adopted procedures that will prevent misuse of legislative expense accounts going forward, including regular review of expense requests by the Senate Audit Subcommittee.
“We have a duty to be the best possible stewards of the state’s dollars.”