State Senate Candidate to Give Per Diem Expenses to Charity
Murfreesboro, TN, January 5, 2018 –– Shane Reeves, conservative Republican candidate in the 14th senatorial district special election, announced Friday, January 5th that he will donate his per diem back to the taxpayers of the 14th district.
Lawmakers across Tennessee receive reimbursement for the expenses they incur for driving back and forth from Nashville and for nights away from home. Some lawmakers have been known to take advantage of the per diem system.
Reeves is running in the January 25th special election to fill the seat that Jim Tracy vacated in early November. The district includes Rutherford, Bedford, Marshall, Moore, and Lincoln counties.