The Desert Sun newspaper is reporting that the city of Indio’s credit card tab has topped $805,000:

“Facing a multimillion-dollar deficit and threatened of staff cuts, Indio city employees since January 2008 have charged more than $805,000 for pricey meals, travel that took staff members across the country, professional sporting events and a trip for the city manager’s wife — all on taxpayer-funded credit cards.”

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