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Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock Reimburses Private Plane Expenses for Bears Game

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    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock billed taxpayers more than $10,000 on private flights last fall that included a trip to a Chicago Bears football game, the Associated Press reported. (Published Monday, March 2, 2015)

    Illinois Rep. Aaron Schock has reimbursed the U.S. government for more than $1,200 to travel to a Chicago Bears football game last November.

    A spokesman said late Monday that Schock wrote a check to cover the costs of the trip. The congressman previously charged the private air travel to his House office account, which is funded by taxpayers.

    Newly released congressional expense reports show Schock charged more than $14,000 in private air travel last fall. Those costs add to a list of several flights he took on planes owned by donors.

    A spokesman said Monday his team will continue a thorough review of his office procedures.

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