Posted at 11:28 AM on December 30, 2011
by Paul Tosto
Filed under: Politics
It's also apparently behind on health care costs, owning $7,722 to HealthPartners, and coffee with a $215 unpaid tab to the Coffee Mill. Someone also needs to scrounge up $27 to pay the city of St. Paul.
Those are some of the vendors owed a total of $ 843,497 by the Republican Party of Minnesota. GOP officials acknowledged those charges today as they discussed a potential party debt of $2 million.
Officials conceded that $415,211 of those vendor costs had not been previously reported on the party's financial statements. Republican businessman Mike Vekich, who led the review of the party's finances, told reporters there was "nothing found at this point" to indicate anything illegal happened.
Party officials say they believe the Minnesota GOP can return to financial health in 2012.
Below is the list of vendors owed published by the GOP today.