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Missouri treasurer sues secretary of state over amendment

MIssouri Capitol in Jefferson City
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MIssouri Capitol in Jefferson City

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri treasurer is suing the Missouri secretary of state over a proposed constitutional amendment.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports Treasurer Scott Fitzpatrick on Monday sued fellow Republican Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft.

Fitzpatrick is suing over a proposed constitutional amendment that would change how his office invests taxpayer money.

Fitzpatrick wants the amendment to pass.

He says Ashcroft's office wrote a misleading description of the proposed change that could push people to vote against it.

Ashcroft says the ballot language his office drafted is fair and he stands by it.

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Associated Press

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