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


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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