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Ninety-four Senators spent $1.37-million on living and office expenses, travel, contracts, and hospitality during three months this spring, according to newly released figures from the Senate. That's about 3.2 per cent more than the amount posted the same period a year prior, although there are now 10 fewer Senators. The quarterly expense disclosures published at the end of August on the Senate’s website cover April 1 through June 30, the first quarter of the 2018-19 fiscal year. Independent

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Sens. Doug Black, David Wells, Marilou McPhedran top Senate spring spending

By Charelle Evelyn      

Spending from April 1 to June 30 totalled more than $1.3-million, slightly more than the same period the year prior, but with 10 fewer Senators.

The top three spenders for the first quarter of the 2018-19 fiscal year are, from left, Independent Sen. Doug Black, Conservative Sen. David Wells, and Independent Sen. Marilou McPhedran. The Hill Times file photos and photograph courtesy of David Wells
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