The suit claims Snyder violated the constitution when he used tax dollars to pay for his outside legal defense. It also asks for an investigation into potential criminal wrongdoing by Snyder.
“We’re grateful, we’re thankful, that the laws of this state allow citizens like Keri to be able to go to the courts and ask them to investigate because others have failed to do their jobs.”
Keri Webber is a Flint resident who says her family members developed health problems after the city started getting its tap water from the Flint River.
According to the Detroit News, Governor Snyder's office has said that the use of private lawyers was "legally sound."