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     December 11, 2018      #24-345 PB1 0
 
$90K city cost for Trump rally not likely to be repaid

By Matthew Stolle
mstolle@postbulletin.com


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 - Entertainment Reporter Matt, a graduate of Toledo University with a bachelor’s degree in English literature, got his start in journalism in the U.S. Army. For the last 16 years, he has worked at the PB and currently reports on entertainment for the newspaper as well 507 Mag.