A Maricopa County Superior Court judge, Katherine Cooper, ruled the state violated its own laws when it passed a series of anti-mask and vaccine laws at the end of the past legislative session.
The lawmakers attached the COVID bills to budget bills thus violating the state law against multiple subjects in a single piece of legislation.
Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed the challenge against the Tucson vaccine mandate on Sept. 7, calling it illegal and gave the city 30 days to rescind it or risk losing $130 mil in state shared revenues.
“We will appeal this ruling. It’s unfortunate that left-wing groups want to undermine the legislative process and indoctrinate our children with critical race theory and force vaccines on those who don’t want them. I will continue to stand for the rule of law and the people of Arizona,” Brnovich said in a statement.
On Aug. 13, the Mayor and Council passed a vaccine mandate which required a vaccine as a condition of employment. That has been changed to a five day suspension without pay.
“A Maricopa County Superior Court judge, Katherine Cooper, ruled…”
h/t Anon Braveheart