Senior Policy Analyst Jamie Palmer comments on mayor's travel expenses

January 23, 2016

Jamie Palmer, Senior Policy Analyst at the Institute, was recently quoted in an Indianapolis Business Journal story on Carmel Mayor Jim Brainard's frequent travel and traveling expenses. Palmer, who is part of a committee for The Fiscal Benchmarking for Indiana's Local Governments project, said there is no standard for how much a mayor should spend on travel or should be away, adding that it "would take a lot for it to be too much."

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