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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Goldwater Study Weighs in on Scottsdale Fire Services DebatePosted on April 07, 2003 | Type: Press Release
Scottsdale Should Reject City Department, Open Process to Competitive Bidding
Verdict? Napolitano Gains VotesPosted on October 25, 2002 | Type: In the News
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Janet Napolitano took some symbolic punches to the face last night from opponents.
Scottsdale Merchants Have Been Pushed Too FarPosted on August 19, 2002 | Type: Op-Ed
When people think of downtown Scottsdale, they think of the wonderful shops and fine dining, of Thursday night art walks and, of course, the Sixth Avenue/Stetson area.
Red-Light Cameras Catch Criminals, Not InnocentsPosted on June 21, 2002 | Type: In the News
We were a bunch of grumpy scofflaws, sitting in a defensive-driving class, nerves still raw over being caught in some act of traffic illegality.
Goldwater Study Debunks Worries about Arizona's GrowthPosted on June 06, 2002 | Type: Press Release
Phoenix, AZ-In a policy paper released today, Goldwater Institute economist Robert Franciosi concludes that Arizona's rapid growth over the past decade has had largely positive effects on the state's economy. His findings contradict the views of many industrial policy advocates, who have expressed concern over the state's growth pattern and proposed what Franciosi calls "a sweeping agenda for activist government."