A $3,000, seven-day junket in Maui, staying at a resort boasting a spa that “sets a new standard for head-to-toe pampering in paradise.”
Overnight stays at a Ritz-Carlton in New York, a luxury hotel on Manhattan’s waterfront.
Charter plane trips within Texas for as much as $5,100 a pop.
State senators spent taxpayer money on these travel expenses. And they’re all perfectly within the rules regulating Senate travel