(BizPacReview) Repeated ethics complaints filed against California Democrat Rep. Maxine Waters have only seemingly served to increase the amounts being billed by her daughter to Waters’ campaign committee for the service of producing endorsement mailers, also called slate mailers.
According to Federal Election Commission filings, Waters made payments totaling $50,000 to her daughter Karen in the first quarter of 2019. Another $133,000 is still owed to her that the campaign will make payments on going forward.
The sweet deal Karen Waters has had since 2004 involves running a slate mailer that is sent to about 200,000 residents in South Central Los Angeles that contains a sample ballot and statement by Maxine Waters endorsing other California Democrat candidates who pay five-figure sums to be included in the mailers.
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