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Riding to the rescue

Former Brewer general counsel Joe Kanefield is now representing a coalition of bipartisan legislators, business groups and a former governor in an amicus brief filed today with the Supreme Court urging the justices to overturn the appellate court ruling that allowed 36 Republican legislators to challenge Medicaid expansion.

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High court won’t weigh in on new campaign limits (access required)


The Arizona Supreme Court declined to accept a case challenging the state’s new campaign contribution limits.

In a Tuesday afternoon order, Justice Robert Brutinel wrote that the court would not accept a petition for special action filed by opponents of HB2593, who hoped to bypass the lower courts and go straight to the Supreme Court. Brutinel did not elaborate on the high court’s reason for declining jurisdiction in the case.

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