ANNAPOLIS, Md. -
Jurors in Maryland will begin deliberating for the second day the case against Delegate Tiffany Alston, who is accused of misdemeanor theft and misconduct in office.
The jury is scheduled to convene at 9 a.m. in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court. They deliberated from 2:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Monday.
The Prince George's County Democrat is accused by state prosecutors of paying an employee in her law office about $800 in state funds by saying the employee was a member of her legislative staff. Her attorneys say the employee performed legislative work, and that prosecutors have failed to prove otherwise.
Alston also is accused in a separate case of using campaign funds to pay for wedding-related expenses.
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