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Clark County sues Sandoval over $102M in diverted funds

LAS VEGAS (AP) - Clark County has filed a lawsuit against Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and state officials to recoup $102 million that the state diverted to its own coffers in 2009 to plug a big budget hole.

In the suit filed in Clark County District Court, county officials argue that last year's Nevada Supreme Court ruling over a similar raid on a local water fund requires the state to return the money.

"I am disappointed that after months of negotiating, we have not been able to reach an agreement," County Manager Don Burnette said.

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The Nevada Appeal Updated Jun 15, 2012 04:57AM Published Jun 15, 2012 04:56AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.