In the market for a new car this holiday season?
The Legislature is selling off dozens of vehicles it had purchased under a soon-to-be axed program that has long covered the bulk of a car payment, along with the cost of gas, insurance and maintenance, for members of the Assembly and Senate.
The full scoop on shelving the car program, including questions over the cost of replacing the leased vehicles with mileage reimbursement, can be found in today's Bee. For those wondering what sort of rides legislators were driving on the taxpayers' dime, memos containing the full list of the cars, their purchase price and the portion of the lease paid by the state and the member as of March of 2011 are posted after the jump. Some members included in those lists, such as Sen. Noreen Evans, D-Santa Rosa, elected to give up their cars earlier this year.
A breakdown of the cost of the old program can be found at this link.