City & Local Reform
There are almost 90,000 local governments in America, with an average of one new local government born every day. Many are unaccountable to taxpayers and special interest-driven, and the Goldwater Institute’s “New Charter for American Cities” gives citizens the tools they need to fight City Hall and hold their local governments accountable.
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Securities fraud lawyers take aim at citiesPosted on October 21, 2009 | Type: Blog | Author: Nick Dranias
Cities beware. The grandiose promises of economic growth and tax revenues from municipal bond-funded building projects are the latest casualty of the faltering economy.
Tough economic times do not deter subsidiesPosted on October 15, 2009 | Type: Blog | Author: Clint Bolick
Amidst budget cuts and worker furloughs, some cities still are finding cash to subsidize developers.
Political insiders take advantage of program for disadvantagedPosted on October 14, 2009 | Type: Video
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.
Wilcox financial statement, document 1Posted on October 14, 2009 | Type: Article
Wilcox response, document 16Posted on October 14, 2009 | Type: Article