Pinnacol Employees Lavished With Hundreds Of Thousands In Outings, Hotels

07/24/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • KMGH Denver

DENVER -- Pinnacol Assurance, the state political subdivision that provides worker's compensation insurance, spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on employee bonuses, golf outings, expensive dinners, drinking occasions and ritzy hotels, a CALL7 investigation found.

All of this spending was happening around the time Pinnacol officials were fighting the state legislators who wanted to take some of the organization's approximately $700 million surplus to fill the state's budget gap.

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