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Center files Lawsuit Challenging Legislature's Log-rolling

On Tuesday, July 16, 2013, the Center filed Staropoli et al. v. Arizona in the Maricopa County Superior Court.  The lawsuit seeks a declaratory judgment that SB 1454, passed in the final hours of the legislative session, violates the Constitution's single subject rule.  The case has been assigned to Hon. Randall Warner. 

Open Government

Center Appeals Flores Decision

On April 23, 2013, the Center filed a Notice of Appeal appealing the disappointing decision to vacate the judgment that Judge Collins handed down on March 29, 2013.  The plaintiffs' opening brief is due  August 1, 2013.  


Supreme Court to Decide Whether Voters Can Require the Legislature to Increase School Funding

On May 29,2013, the Arizona Supreme Court granted review in the Cave Creek v. Ducey case.  The Court limited its review to a single question: whether the Voter Protection Act allows voters to require the legislature to increase funding for schools.  Oral argument will be held on July 23, 2013.