State: Keep your cash, Kottkamp
The state's response: no thanks. Keep your money.
Kottkamp, a Republican candidate for attorney general, is frequently on the road on official business and must balance the need to raise money and seek political support, always with a patrolman at his side and a state car at his disposal.
He wrote the state a check for $1,147, which he said represented the cost of mileage to and from political events in the three months ending Sept. 30 at the state reimbursement rate of 44.5 cents a mile. (story here)