07/05/2013 08:15 am ET Updated Sep 04, 2013

Gov. Snyder's NERD Fund Pays Salary Of Adviser Baird And For Internship Program, Spokeswoman Says

Courtesy State of Michigan

LANSING — Richard Baird, a top adviser to Gov. Rick Snyder, is the only official in the governor’s office paid from a controversial nonprofit foundation called the NERD Fund, a Snyder spokeswoman said.

However, a few thousand dollars from the fund is used to pay for the office’s internship program, Sara Wurfel said.

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