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     December 11, 2018      #24-345 PB1

$90K city cost for Trump rally not likely to be

By Matthew Stolle

President Trump’s campaign visit in October cost Rochester taxpayers more than $90,000 — money that is not likely to be reimbursed.

But the city did not come away empty-handed from the event. The campaign did pay $100,000 for use of Mayo Civic Center.

The remaining sum — $76,000 in direct costs related to the visit, plus $17,625 associated with the time spent by exempt salaried employees who prepared for and staffed the event — adds up to $93,625.

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Matthew Stolle