April 14, 2015

Brooklyn Democrat Fails To Mention His Wasteful Spending Projects

Brooklyn Democrat Vincent Gentile boasted about bringing home money to his city council district during tonight’s debate. What he did not share was that $3.6 million of that funding was wasteful earmark spending. See all of Gentile’s wasteful spending of taxpayer money here.

A few examples:

1. In 2013, Gentile secured $1,500 for a poetry event involving the Artichoke Dance Company and Bella Voce Singers.

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2. In 2014, Gentile secured $6,000 for a Viking Fest.

viking3. And in 2014, Gentile secured $2,500 to commemorate an opera tenor who died in 1921.

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