Pat Stefano, the Republican nominee in the 32nd Senate District, released his second ad of the campaign, this time attacking opponent Deb Kula.
The spot, “Entitled”, asserts that Kula believes she is entitled to our tax dollars through per diems, and that the cost of them has been close to $117,000.
The commercial is based off a meeting Kula had with the Herald Standard Editorial Board during the primary campaign.
When asked about per diems, Kula said, “I have taken per diems since I have been in the House of Representatives.” She continued, “I take those per diems, which is under the rules of the House, I am entitled to.” In addition, Kula said she has “no problem with that”, referring to using the per diems when the House is in session.
Pat Stefano’s ad also mentions that taxpayers pay $544 a month for Kula’s car, and that they will pay for her “cadillac pension” for life.
“We’re entitled to a Senator like Pat Stefano”, the narrator says. “He’ll refuse the pension, per diem, and car.”
Update: The Kula campaign has already released a response ad: