Urban League lawsuit dismissed

Judge Tosses Urban League Lawsuit

A lawsuit brought by the Buffalo Urban League, which took the unusual step in April of suing Erie County after a scathing audit by the county comptroller, has been dismissed.

The audit, which was completed last December, found that the Urban League had over-billed the county by an estimated $40,000, as well as failing to properly train its caseworkers.

“This is a clear and decisive victory,” said Erie County Comptroller Stefan Mychajliw. “It’s a victory for the independence of the office of the Erie County Comptroller and a victory for taxpayers.”

Read more at: http://www.investigativepost.org/2016/09/01/urban-league-lawsuit-dismissed/


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