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Center will Appeal Decision Allowing AHCCCS Cuts

The Center will immediately appeal the Court of Appeals decision issued on December 6, 2011 that affirmed the trial court's ruling that notwithstanding the plain language of Prop. 204, the state could eliminate AHCCCS coverage to adults at or below the poverty line if they do not have dependent children. 

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Center files Amicus Brief on behalf of Drafters of Redistricting Initiative

On Thursday, November 10, 2011, the Center filed an amicus brief with the Arizona Supreme Court in the Special Action challenging the Governor and Senate's removal of Commissioner Mathis.  The brief was filed on behalf of the drafters of the constitutional amendment that created the Independent Redistricting Commission in 2000.   

Court of Appeals Agrees with Center:Legislature Can't Use Sale Proceeds to Fund State Land Department

On November 10, 2011, the Arizona Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court's ruling in Rumery v. Baier and held that the legislature's attempt to use sale proceeds to fund the State Land Department violated Arizona's constitution.  The opinion can be found here: