Jay Costa Jr. for State Senate

Costa, a Democrat from Allegheny County, is the Senate Minority Leader.

WHAT WAS DISCLOSED …

Jay Costa Jr. For State Senate paid $3,325.69 to Bank of America for “expense reimbursement-parking, misc. Lunches, dinner meetings” on July 6, 2016, according to public filings. This check, not available in public reports, was signed by the campaign treasurer and was for “expense reimbursement.”

… AND WHAT WAS PURCHASED

The underlying expenses are a litany of parking and restaurant bills. A few of those receipts shown below include a $306.85 bill at McBroom Beer Store and a $435.82 tab at Alexander’s Italian Bistro, which included 18 buffet meals, five glasses of pinot grigio, three glasses of cabernet sauvignon, six bloody marys, beer, and cookies.

SOURCE: Analysis by The Caucus and Spotlight PA of campaign-finance records

JOHN DUCHNESKIE / Staff Artist

Jay Costa Jr. for State Senate

Costa, a Democrat from Allegheny County, is the Senate Minority Leader.

WHAT WAS DISCLOSED …

Jay Costa Jr. For State Senate paid $3,325.69 to Bank of America for “expense reimbursement-parking, misc. Lunches, dinner meetings” on July 6, 2016, according to public filings. This check, not available in public reports, was signed by the campaign treasurer and was for “expense reimbursement.”

… AND WHAT WAS PURCHASED

The underlying expenses are a litany of parking and restaurant bills. A few of those receipts shown below include a $306.85 bill at McBroom Beer Store and a $435.82 tab at Alexander’s Italian Bistro, which included 18 buffet meals, five glasses of pinot grigio, three glasses of cabernet sauvignon, six bloody marys, beer, and cookies.

SOURCE: Analysis by The Caucus and Spotlight PA

of campaign-finance records

JOHN DUCHNESKIE / Staff Artist