Maricopa County Craziness

Thomas Files Lawsuit in Quest to Hire Special Prosecutors Who Would Target County Officials (Though Not the Sheriff)

Maricopa County Attorney Andrew Thomas wants to keep up his fight to hire pricey, out-of-town special prosecutors, filing a lawsuit as suggested by a court-appointed state referee.

He'll apparently have to pay for the lawsuit out of his agency's own budget, since the Board of Supervisors passed its "you play, you pay" rule. But Thomas insists that he's just trying to clean up this town. Click here for the lawsuit.

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Ray Stern has worked as a newspaper reporter in Arizona for more than two decades. He's won numerous awards for his reporting, including the Arizona Press Club's Don Bolles Award for Investigative Journalism.
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