Buttrick: Is The Arizona Constitution To Be Taken Seriously Or For Granted?

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By John Buttrick | Paradise Valley Independent As an attorney and retired judge I have always considered the Arizona Constitution to be the highest law of the state, not a set of guidelines. That’s why I am a plaintiff, …

Priorities For New State Senate Finance Committee Chair Include Mitigating Devastating Effects Of Prop. 208

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Glenn Hamer | Chamber Business News Arizona, like the nation as a whole, is experiencing an uneven recovery from the initial economic impacts of the pandemic. What that means is that some sectors of the economy have rebounded sharply, while others remain in …

Wall Street Journal Opines Favorably On Rose Law Group, Ann Siner And Judge Buttrick Lawsuit To Overturn Prop 208

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Wall Street Journal Editorial Board The outcome of the presidential race isn’t the only election result being contested in Arizona, and the other has even greater consequences for the law. Last week two lawsuits were filed against Proposition 208, the ballot initiative that …

GOP Leaders File Suit To Stop Prop 208 From Becoming Law

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Howard Fischer | Casa Grande Dispatch PHOENIX – Top Republican legislative leaders filed suit Monday to block implementation of the voter-approved tax on the income of the wealthiest Arizonans. Legal papers filed in Maricopa County Superior Court contends …

Washington Examiner Picks Up The Buzz On Legal Challenge To Prop 208

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Cole Lauterbach | Washington Examiner Proposition 208, Arizona’s most recently approved tax increase, could be voided if a pair of legal challenges succeed. Once Arizona’s voter-approved tax increase on higher earners was certified by state leaders as having succeeded …

Arizona’s Approved High-Earner Tax Unconstitutional, Suit Says

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Abraham Gross | Law360 An approved Arizona ballot measure that will impose a 3.5% income tax surcharge on the state’s highest earners to fund education programs is unconstitutional, a retired state judge, a state resident and her business told a state court. In …

Proposition 208 Legal Challenge Rests On Claim New Law Sidesteps Arizona Constitution, Featuring Comment From Tom Galvin, Rose Law Group Attorney

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Terrance Thorton | Scottstdale Independent Minutes following the official canvass of the 2020 November general election, litigation challenging tenets of the new education funding law ratified by the Arizona electorate was filed in Maricopa County Superior Court. Scottsdale-based …

Goldwater Institute, My Sister’s Closet File Lawsuits Challenging Prop 208

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Kaci Demarist | KTAR PHOENIX – The Goldwater Institute and My Sister’s Closet filed separate lawsuits on Monday aiming to challenge the constitutionality of Proposition 208, an approved statewide ballot initiative that will implement a new tax to …

Opponents Of Arizona Prop 208 File Lawsuits To Halt Surtax

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents Ann Siner of My Sister’s Closet and Judge John Buttrick in their litigation efforts against 208.) By Corina Vanek | Phoenix Business Journal Two groups opposing Proposition 208, a measure passed by Arizona voters in November that adds a surtax on the state’s highest earners to fund education, filed lawsuits against the proposition on Nov. …