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Convention authority chairman gets most perks

Updated April 3, 2017 - 4:55 am

Authority Board Chairman Lawrence Weekly accepted more travel and what he reported as gifts from the agency than any other board member.

2016

■ Flight, To Jackson, Miss. $1673.08

■ Lodging, In Jackson, Miss, $121.74

■ Transportation, In Jackson, Miss. $234.00

■ Gift, National Finals Rodeo jacket, $375

■ Gift, Las Vegas Bowl jacket, $246

■ Gift, Las Vegas Bowl wine, $60

■ Gift, Las Vegas Bowl football, $57

■ Gift, Las Vegas Bowl backpack, $32

■ Gift, Las Vegas Bowl socks, $10

■ Gift, Employees donated toys to his holiday event Stuff a Bus, $1,500

2015

■ Flight, To South Africa, $11,891.90

■ Lodging, In South Africa, $3,683.39

■ Flight, To Washington, D.C., $1,157.06

■ Lodging, In Washington, D.C., $1,291.57

■ Transportation, In Washington, D.C., $201.30

■ Transportation, In Washington, D.C., $386.10

■ Transportation, In Washington, D.C., $135.30

■ Gift, National Finals Rodeo jacket, $429

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl jacket, $108

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl Fitbit Surge, $250

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl hat, $6

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl backpack, $87.50

■ Gift, Employees donated toys to his holiday event Stuff a Bus, $1,000

2014

■ Flight, To Washington, D.C., $1,813.93

■ Lodging, In Washington, D.C. $1,545.75

■ Transportation, In Washington, D.C., $320.10

■ Gift, National Finals Rodeo jacket, $429

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl jacket, $101.50

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl watch, $141

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl hat, $8.50

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl backpack, $45

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl Bluetooth speaker, $139

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl luggage tag, $5

■ Gift, Employees donated toys to his holiday event Stuff a Bus, $1,000

2013

■ Gift, National Finals Rodeo jacket, $429

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl jacket, $75

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl watch, $85

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl iPad, $328

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl hat, $10

■ Gift, Royal Purple Bowl backpack, $38

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