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Medicaid director should champion patients

AHCCCS director Tom Betlach (Photo by Evan Wyloge/Arizona Capitol Times)

Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Katherine Cooper has rejected arguments by Tom Betlach, director of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System – Arizona’s Medicaid program – that he can effectively protect our state’s expanded Medicaid program by serving as sole defender in a lawsuit filed by the Goldwater Institute.

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Land Department lawsuit to be dismissed (access required)

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The Attorney General’s Office and the Arizona Center for Law in the Public Interest have jointly agreed to dismiss a lawsuit over a self-funding proposal for the Land Department after the state agreed to preserve the group’s ability to re-file the lawsuit after next year’s election.

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Pima prepares to sue over state budget

Pima County yesterday (April 7) authorized the hiring of an outside counsel to prepare a lawsuit alleging that a budget provision reducing property tax levies for some school districts is unconstitutional. Lobbyist Michael Racy told our reporter today (April 8) that the provision in S1476 (budget; BRB; K-12 education; FY2015-16) is especially hard on Pima County.

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