Records: State paid $2 million for lawmakers' travel
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ALBANY -- State legislators billed the state for more than $2 million in travel and expenses in 2012 -- with two Long Island lawmakers ranking in the top 10 spenders.
Assemb. Earlene Hooper (D-Hempstead), the deputy speaker, billed the state $22,571 for reimbursements in 2012, the third-highest total among the more than 200 state legislators, according to records obtained through a Freedom...