PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A long-time state lawmaker from Delaware County is stepping down after she’s accused of stealing money from taxpayers. The attorney general says state Rep. Margo Davidson requested reimbursement for overnight expenses for nights she did not spend in Harrisburg.
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“…Margo Davidson, 58, requested overnight expenses for nights she did not spend in Harrisburg, and received personal reimbursements from the Commonwealth” pic.twitter.com/s5wi1kxocX
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She’s also accused of getting reimbursed for out-of-pocket expenses already paid for by her campaign.
Davidson spent the last decade representing the Upper Darby area.MORE NEWS: President Biden To Visit Lehigh County On Wednesday, Visit Mack Trucks In Lower Macungie
She’s resigning and has already paid back a little more than $6,900 in restitution.