House minority leader files lawsuit against House speaker over audit

HOUSE MINORITY LEADER Blake A. Filippi, left, filed a lawsuit Thursday against House Speaker Nicolas Mattiello, accusing him of breaking state law by ordering an audit of the Rhode Island Convention Center. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/MICHAEL SALERNO/TRACY JENKINS
HOUSE MINORITY LEADER Blake A. Filippi, left, filed a lawsuit Thursday against House Speaker Nicolas Mattiello, accusing him of breaking state law by ordering an audit of the Rhode Island Convention Center. / PBN FILE PHOTOS/MICHAEL SALERNO/TRACY JENKINS
PROVIDENCE – State Rep. Blake A. Filippi, the House minority leader, filed a lawsuit Thursday against House Speaker Nicolas Mattiello, accusing him of breaking state law by ordering an audit of the Rhode Island Convention Center without authorization from a legislative committee. Filippi, who is a member of the Joint Legislative Services Committee, said the…

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