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FILE - Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey re-delivers his State of the State address in front of a Yuma crowd Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022 inside Pivot Point Conference Center. The Arizona Supreme Court on Thursday, April 21, 2022, ruled that the state's voters do not have the right to reject a massive income tax cut approved by the Republican-controlled Legislature and Gov, Doug Ducey last year.(Randy Hoeft/The Yuma Sun via AP, File)
Arizona Supreme Court Reinstates Massive Income Tax Cuts Benefiting the Wealthy

The Arizona Supreme Court ruled that the state's voters do not have the right to reject Gov. Ducey's massive income tax cut.

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Court Challenges Come Swiftly to Voting Law Requiring Proof of Citizenship

The law goes against the National Voter Registration Act, and would require would-be voters to provide documents proving their citizenship before they would be allowed to vote.

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Law Blocking Mask Requirements in K-12 Schools Unconstitutional, Arizona Supreme Court Rules

A series of Arizona laws, including one that would have blocked mask requirements in K-12 schools, were upheld as unconstitutional.

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Arizona Supreme Court Delivers Win for Prop 208—But It May Be Brief

The ruling said if the lower court decides that the spending limit is exceeded, it must declare Proposition 208 unconstitutional and void it entirely.

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Arizona’s Judges Are Overwhelmingly White Men. What Does That Mean for Defendants?

The Arizona Advocacy Foundation report shows Arizona judges don’t represent those they serve. A new report shows that Arizona’s judges are overwhelmingly white men—a vast overrepresentation compared to the state’s increasingly diverse population. Approximately 91% of judges are white, and 66% are men, according to the 2021 report from the Arizona Advocacy Foundation.  Only six...

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Arizona Supreme Court Questions Legality of Voter-Approved Tax That Would Give Millions to Schools

The Invest in Education Act is expected to raise more than $800 million a year in new taxes for education. The Arizona Supreme Court cast doubt Tuesday on whether hundreds of millions of dollars in new taxes collected under a voter initiative enacted in November can be legally spent when a provision of the state...

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Expand the Supreme Court? Arizona Did It First.

Gov. Doug Ducey signed legislation expanding the Arizona Supreme Court from five justices to seven in 2016.