March 5, 2024

Fact check: Did McCarty accept over $300,000 in state money for 10-minute Sacramento commute?

The first negative mailer of this year’s Sacramento mayoral race is now in voters’ mailboxes.

Its target? Kevin McCarty.

The mailer contains several claims about the Sacramento area California assemblyman.

Claim on the front side of the mailer:

“As an Assemblyman from Sacramento, Kevin McCarty lives 10 minutes from the state capitol, yet he’s taken $311,340 in taxpayer-funded living expenses meant for out-of-town legislators”

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