Special prosecutors file lawsuit against Missouri Gov. Matt Blunt

Thursday, December 4, 2008 | 7:07 p.m. CST

JEFFERSON CITY — Thirteen months after allegations arose surrounding Gov. Matt Blunt's compliance with the Missouri Sunshine Law, special prosecutors are seeking fines against the outgoing governor. The lawsuit alleges that Blunt "knowingly and purposely" violated Missouri's open records laws by denying members of the press access to e-mails.