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Taxpayer money used to defend city official

David Josar of The Detroit News used records obtained under Michigan's Freedom of Information Act to find that "Detroit City Clerk Jackie Currie has spent more than $100,000 in taxpayer funds on a team of private lawyers and advisers to defend her in a lawsuit that accuses her of mismanagement and fraud in the handling of city elections." Typically city attorneys defend the clerk's office in legal proceedings, but Currie dismissed Detroit's own legal counsel and instead hired her own, submitting bills under the threshold required for a city council vote.

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