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Arizona can't avoid a supermajority voting requirement just because it wants to

September 26, 2014 | By ANASTASIA BODEN

Today we filed an amicus brief in a case challenging Arizona’s Medicaid expansion.  Like California (and many other states), Arizona’s constitution requires that all taxes be passed by a supermajority voteā€”in this case, 2/3 of the legislature.  The Medicaid expansion included a tax on hospitals in order to pay for the program, but ...