Block responds to state's allegations against him

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By David Giuliani

Jerome Block Jr., the Democratic for the state Public Regulation Commission, on Thursday presented an invoice from a Las Vegas band for a performance that never happened.

The Wyld Country invoice on May 31 was addressed to the Committee to Elect Jerome Block Jr., and it listed a charge of $2,500 for a five-hour performance. The document didn’t indicate which day the event occurred.

San Miguel County Clerk Paul Maez, a Wyld Country band member, said he was surprised when the campaign paid the group in early June. He confirmed the invoice.

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