State Auditor's Office files motion to dismiss in Clay County case

The Missouri State Auditor's Office today filed a motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought by the Clay County Commission. The suit seeks to prevent the Auditor from conducting a comprehensive review as requested by Clay County citizens.

The State Auditor's Office released the following statement:

"Today's motion seeks to quickly bring an end to this unnecessary lawsuit. Thousands of Clay County citizens demanded accountability from their government. They deserve answers, not costly efforts to prevent auditors from fulfilling their duty under the law." 

The audit of Clay County is ongoing. 

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