Colorado Springs News, Sports & Business

Gazette Premium Content Doug Lamborn's wife collects salary for his re-election efforts

By Allison Sherry, The Denver Post Updated: July 30, 2013 at 5:06 pm

WASHINGTON — For Rep. Doug Lamborn, running for re-election is a family business.

Since 2011, the Colorado Springs Republican's wife, Jean Lamborn, has collected more than $37,000 in salary for working for her husband's campaign — a practice allowed by the Federal Election Commission but one that is raising eyebrows among government watch dog groups.

Jean Lamborn makes $38 an hour and does everything from book-keeping to organizing the fundraising, said Lamborn's spokeswoman Catherine Mortensen.

Read more about this story here.

Comment Policy

Our commenting system has changed. Please register or login with your gazette.com account to comment on a story. Click here for information.

You've reached your 4 FREE premium stories this month

Get 4 more FREE stories

Simply register to continue.

Register

Subscribe now

Get access unlimited access to premium stories.

Subscribe
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement