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Center's Tim Hogan Receives Prestigious Award

On July 1, the Center's Executive Director, Tim Hogan was honored by the National Education Association at its annual Human and Civil Rights Awards Dinner. The award presented to Hogan recognizes Hogan's work toward the achievement of equal opportunity for Hispanics.

"Every successful advocate for social justice must be able to inspire and educate others," said Dennis Van Roekel, NEA president. "Tim Hogan has shown that he has the patience, persistence, knowledge, and courage necessary to protect and defend the rights of under-represented people."

Center Victory Protects Arizona Rivers and Streams

June 13: In a major victory for Arizona's rivers and streams and all of the rich biodiversity they support, the U.S. Supreme Court denied Salt River Project's motion to file a late appeal of the Arizona Court of Appeals February opinion ruling in favor of the Center. This means that the Center's monumental win in February, which requires the state to properly categorize Arizona rivers and streams in a manner that should result in their protection, can no longer be appealed.    

 

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Center Files Suit Over State's Health Care Cuts

May 23: The Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest filed a Special Action Petition in the Arizona Supreme Court today challenging Governor Jan Brewer's unlawful removal of hundreds of thousands of individuals from AHCCCS, the State's health care system. The Center's lawsuit states that the Governor and Legislature have illegally repealed AHCCCS coverage that was initiated and passed by Arizona voters in 2000.

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