AG paid 1 consultant $13,375 in horse-slaughter lawsuit

Some say government does not create jobs.

At least one consultant might disagree.

William Olson was hired as an expert in a politically popular lawsuit brought by  state Attorney General Gary King against a proposed horse-slaughter plant near Roswell.

Olson received more than $13,375 in public money for helping prepare King’s assistant attorneys general for the case, and for testifying against the slaughterhouse. Olson’s rate of pay was $80 an hour, according to payment records we obtained this week.

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