Beaver nonprofit pays top dollar to senator’s wife

The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Sen. Gerald LaValle’s wife’s compensation ($102,076, plus a $9,695 pension benefit) to run a non-profit charity that has been funded primarily with taxpayer money through government grants.

In 2005, 56% of all revenues to her charity were for salaries. The industry standard is 15%, according to Charity Navigator which is a national nonprofit watchdog.