City & Local Reform
It turns out that you can fight town hall. Here’s how we’re standing up for local citizens and winning.
The Goldwater Institute's Mark Flatten released his investigative report "High Fliers", which looks at the abuses of a program meant for disadvantaged business owners at Sky Harbor Airport. ABC 15 profiled the investigation.
Phoenix--A federal program intended to help disadvantaged business owners win contracts at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix is benefiting a small group of political insiders who are anything but disadvantaged.
In tough times, you'd think revenue-starved cities would bend over backward to help new businesses open their doors. Wrong.
In Tucson, would-be entrepreneurs must navigate a 17-step process that the city's own Small Business Commission describes as "seemingly never ending."
Dr. Matthew Ladner joins KFNN's Business for Breakfast program to talk about Arizona crime rates and prioritization of state spending.
The Goldwater Institute's Clint Bolick spoke to ABC 15 about the secrecy behind the new Maricopa County Court Tower, and a potential conflict of interest.
The Maricopa County Board of Supervisors hired an outside litigation attorney whom they are paying $175,000 per year. The Goldwater Institute's Nick Dranias weighed in on whether or not this was the right move.
“Big Government” has been characterized by those on various sides of the political spectrum as an ever-expanding bureaucracy interfering with individual rights and limiting economic freedoms. Some also believe that small government may pose a similar threat. They charge that state and local governments are guilty of intervening too much in private citizen affairs.