Report: Gas company paid for pol's Super Bowl trip

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. Joe Scarnati, R-Jefferson, presides over Pennsylvania State Senate at the Capitol in Harrisburg, Friday, July 17, 2009. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

February 13, 2011 10:43:08 AM PST
An energy company drilling in Pennsylvania's gas-rich Marcellus Shale paid for a top state senator's trip to see the Pittsburgh Steelers play in the Super Bowl in Texas, a newspaper reported Sunday.