The governor is shown a report on the problems with the prison. The conditions are bad, and he needs to decide to increase the budget. The governor sends Benson in as an undercover agent to find out what is really going on.
A conductor goes to city hall to request funding for the music program, taking the orchestra with him so they can play music until they get their funds. Benson is trying to conduct interviews for a new secretary.
Benson's lobbyist girlfriend has a proposal for available land in the area; a company she represents wants to build on the land. As budget director, he agrees to the plan, but then it backfires on him.
Benson takes Kraus to a doctor's appointment for a checkup. The doctor tells Benson about his race horse that is sick and dying. Kraus overhears part of the conversation and thinks the doctor is saying she has only months to live.
Benson is elected president of his condo's tenant association committee. He has to ask the landlord to make repairs to the apartments. Benson finds out Clayton is the owner of the building and his landlord.
No one on the governor's staff likes Mr McFadden who has dealings with the staff. He blackmails Denise into going on a date with him. After a disastrous date, Benson and the others plan an elaborate trick on Mr McFadden.
Pete borrows Benson's car and foils a robbery when he crashes it into the robbers get away car. Benson's car's been totaled. Now the insurance company won't pay for a new car because Pete was driving it and the insurance company decides to cancel Benson's insurance because of his negative profile.