At the behest of Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and top Republicans, the state Auditor General is launching a formal review of how the Democratic National Convention’s host committee spent state money.
The state gave the DNC committee a $10 million grant last summer to help fund its event, which was held in Philadelphia.
Ultimately, the committee—which is chaired by former Gov. Ed Rendell—ended up with a $4 million surplus. Among other things, that money was used to give bonuses to staff members.
Lawmakers argue any extra money should have gone back to the state.