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IRC holding off on lawsuit (access required)

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission’s threatened lawsuit for more funding was once again delayed after the commission decided not to sue the state today, as originally planned.

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IRC getting gun-shy on special action? (access required)

The IRC’s deadline for filing a special action with the AZ Supreme Court over its FY12 funding keeps getting pushed back, and Executive Director Ray Bladine told our reporter today that the commission may not run out of money on Friday, as he previously estimated.

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Enough cash for twelve seconds of legal advice

Yesterday’s Senate approps hearing on S1533 (IRC; supplemental appropriation) saw Republicans vote to give the IRC extra funding for FY12 – but only $1 as a placeholder amount – while Democrats voted against the measure because the amount wasn’t large enough.

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IRC prepares to sue over funding (access required)

The Arizona Independent Redistricting Commission hoped for the best but prepared for the worst, authorizing its attorneys to take legal action if the Legislature doesn’t swiftly approve extra funding it will need before the end of the fiscal year.

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