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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 The Center's lawsuit states that the Governor and Legislature have illegally repealed AHCCCS coverage that was initiated and passed by Arizona voters in 2000.

Health Care

Center Involved in Major Victory for Renewable Energy

April 7: In a major victory for renewable energy, the Arizona Court of Appeals ruled today that the Arizona Corporation Commission ("ACC") acted well within its authority when it created a renewable energy standard for the state and permitted utility companies to set tariffs to fund solar energy systems. The Center, a long-time champion of renewable energy standards, helped usher in the ACC's standard and defended it in court through an amicus brief. 

Energy

High Court Upholds State Tax Dollars to Religious Schools

April 4: The U.S. Supreme Court decided today that Arizona taxpayers can't challenge a state law that provides tax dollars to private schools, including religious schools, in Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn. This means that public money will continue t to fund private and sectarian institutions in Arizona.