Fourteen cities and towns challenging bills they received for Inspector General Sheryl Steckler’s anti-corruption oversight claim state law exempts them from having to make the payments, according to a new case filing.
The cities on Tuesday amended their 1 ½-year-old lawsuit against Palm Beach County, pointing to a state law they say gives cities and towns sovereign immunity. In the amended suit, the cities argue they have not waived their right to sovereign immunity and therefore the county cannot require them to pay for Steckler’s office.
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