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Indian Child Welfare Act Case Disappoints GRIC

Sedona AZ (August 12, 2016) – The Gila River Indian Community is disappointed in the August 11, 2016, decision by the Arizona Court of Appeals regarding the adoptive status of a 2-year-old child, said Gila River Indian Community member and its Governor, Stephen R. Lewis, in the following GRIC issued release: “The net effect of today’s appellate decision, if upheld, will be to tear a small... 

Class Action Lawsuit Challenges Indian Child Welfare Act

Sedona AZ (July 7, 2015) – Earlier today, the Goldwater Institute announced that it had filed a class action lawsuit against federal and Arizona state officials challenging the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act, which was enacted in 1978. One of the plaintiffs in the case is identified as A.D., a 10 month old child who is eligible for enrollment in the Gila River Indian Community. The... 

Concerned Citizens Discuss Healthcare Death Panels

Sedona AZ (January 17, 2015) – The Concerned Citizens for America organization welcomes Goldwater Institute Senior Attorney and lead Health Care Litigator, Christina Sandefur, to Sedona on February 5, 2015. Ms. Sandefur will discuss the recently filed Goldwater Institute petition asking the United States Supreme Court to hear its challenge to the Independent Payment Advisory Board (the “IPAB”)... 

Fools Rule at the ACC Opines Ratepayer

Sedona AZ (December 14, 2014) – The following is a letter to the SedonaEye.com editor: Fools Rule at the ACC Report on the Arizona Corporation Commission’s 12/12/14 “Smart” Meter Meeting Information & Perspective by Warren Woodward Sedona, Arizona ~ December 14, 2014   The ACC is tasked with the responsibility to protect AZ ratepayers by weighing the costs and benefits... 

Liberty Free Enterprise and Limited Government

Sedona AZ (November 20, 2014) – Attorneys from the Goldwater Institute will discuss Liberty, Free Enterprise and Constitutionally Limited Government on Thursday, December 4, 2014, from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at the Canyon Trails Cowboy Church, 3132 White Bear Road, Sedona, Arizona. During the event, attorneys from the Goldwater Institute will examine the following issues: Is there an end... 

ACC Commissioner Newman Requests Governor Veto

Commissioner Paul Newman Sedona AZ (March 29, 2012) – Arizona Corporation Commissioner Paul Newman writes the following HB 2789 opinion for the Sedona Eye: I am writing to encourage Governor Brewer to veto HB2789/Striker, which cedes the Arizona Corporation Commission’s authority to the Legislature. Attorneys from both the Legislature and the Commission have found the bill unconstitutional,... 

Lawsuit Victory for Clean Elections

Phoenix AZ (March 22, 2012) –  The State of Arizona Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Mark H. Brain has dismissed a lawsuit (CV2011-020916) filed against the Citizens Clean Elections Commission. In his ruling, Judge Brain struck down every point raised by the plaintiffs and concluded: “[M]any of the plaintiffs’ requests are contrary to the statutory scheme and First Amendment principles.” “This... 
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