New Lawsuit Looms Over Gulf State Park Project
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) – The state auditor has refiled a lawsuit against Gov. Robert Bentley’s effort to build a hotel and conference center at Gulf State Park.
Auditor Jim Zeigler and state Rep. Johnny Mack Morrow, both frequent critics of the governor, filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Montgomery court. The filing comes four days after a judge dismissed a similar suit filed by the former conservation director for lack of standing.
The lawsuit challenges the state’s use of oil spill funds on the project.
This is the second lawsuit Zeigler has filed within a week against Bentley’s administration.
Last week he filed a lawsuit to try to void the contract for the state’s accounting software.