WV Legislative auditors have set their sights on the West Virginia Supreme Court following a series on investigative reports on spending by the court.

The Charleston Gazette-Mail reports auditors notified the legislative Post-Audits Committee on Sunday that they planned to audit the state Supreme Court this year.

The announced plans follow news reports from late last year of the court spending more than $3.7 million to renovate and redecorate justices' Capitol offices.

Chief Justice Allen Loughry was also reported to have furnished his home office with furniture from the court.

WCHS-TV has documented, including an exclusive investigative story that revealed the purchase of a $32,000 couch, some of the Supreme Court's spending.

WCHS-TV resporter Kennie Bass did investigative stories on the Supreme Court spending.

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