Lieberman Gives $219K to Scholarship Fund
Posted at 4:25 p.m. on Aug. 1
Former Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., has contributed $219,252 in leftover campaign and PAC funds to establish a scholarship fund for Connecticut students.
Lieberman reported yesterday that he closed his leadership PAC, Reuniting Our Country PAC
, on July 22 and donated $19,252 in leftover funds to the Joe Lieberman Connecticut Scholarship Program
, based in Saint Peter, Minn. The program will help five Connecticut students with tuition each year. Lieberman indicated to WTNH-TV that the fund had raised $840,000 and he was aiming at $1 million by the end of the year.
In its midyear report, Friends of Joe Lieberman, Lieberman’s campaign committee, reported it contributed $200,000 on May 21 to Scholarship America of Saint Peter, Minn., which will handle his scholarship fund. His campaign committee still has $524,909 cash on hand as of June 30.
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