Our state's Open Book website has uncovered some spendthrifts.

According to the state’s own Open Book website, openbook.wi.gov, government agencies have spent thousands in recent years on yummy treats and party supplies. What office doesn’t order a cake now and then? Between fiscal years 2013 and 2016, state officials swiped state procurement cards at the following festive vendors, including more than one out of-state purveyor of trinkets and trifles. – Claire Hanan 

Illustrations by Getty Images.

Illustrations by Getty Images.

‘State Party’ appears in the December issue of Milwaukee Magazine.

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