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Cachola allegedly misused funds

The legislator is accused of using campaign money for an SUV and other improper expenses

By Gordon Y.K. Pang

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, May 15, 2014

~~<p class="p1">Officials with the state Campaign Spending Commission charge that state Rep. Romy Cachola misused his campaign funds for an SUV, as well as questionable public relations efforts and meals, and want him to&nbsp;pay reimbursements and fines&nbsp;totaling nearly $70,000.</p>
<p class="p1">Cachola's attorneys, who insist the veteran lawmaker did nothing wrong intentionally, were granted a continuance of his case from the commission Wednesday. The case will next be heard June 18.</p>
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Officials with the state Campaign Spending Commission charge that state Rep. Romy Cachola misused his campaign funds for an SUV, as well as questionable public relations efforts and meals, and want him to pay reimbursements and fines totaling nearly $70,000.

Cachola's attorneys, who insist the veteran lawmaker did nothing wrong intentionally, were granted a continuance of his case from the commission Wednesday. The case will next be heard June 18. Login for more...



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