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<p>Back-room deals and closed doors are not the stuff of free governments. Our work is making governments more transparent and accountable to citizens.</p>

The Goldwater Institute's Clint Bolick appeared on XTRA 910's Bickley and MJ Show to explain why the Goldwater Institute says Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer's "concessions" in his bid to buy the Phoenix Coyotes are not concessions at all.

Goldwater Institute investigative reporter Mark Flatten joined KFYI's Terry Gilberg to discuss some of his latest investigations, chiefly his stories about how difficult it is to fire a bad government employee, and how the highest paid university employees get the biggest raises.

The Goldwater Institute's Darcy Olsen joined KFYI's Jim Sharpe to explain how Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer's so-called concessions in the proposed purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes, are really not concessions at all.

Does this deal violate the Arizona Constitution?

What court precedent exists for enforcing the Gift Clause?

Do sports teams really drive economic growth?

But the local economy will be hurt in some form if the Coyotes leave, right?

What might happen to Jobing.com Arena if the team leaves? Will it "go dark" forever?

Does the Goldwater Institute want the Coyotes to leave Arizona?

The city of Glendale reportedly is threatening a $500 million lawsuit against the Goldwater Institute for bringing sunshine to its deal with the Phoenix Coyotes.

Two years ago, the Goldwater Institute filed a public records request to make sure the public knew what was going on. Glendale has balked at its court-ordered obligations at every turn, in one instance instructing an attorney to “ignore” or “play with” the institute’s requests.

The Goldwater Institute's Darcy Olsen appeared on KPNX Channel 12's Sunday Square Off to discuss the latest on the Glendale-Coyotes situation.

Goldwater Institute president Darcy Olsen appeared on Fox Business Network's Freedom Watch with Judge Andrew Napolitano to discuss the situation involving Glendale and the Phoenix Coyotes.

Phoenix--After examining more than 1,000 pages of documents provided by the City of Glendale under court order in the past 10 business days, the Goldwater Institute is announcing today that it will file a legal challenge to the agreement between the City of Glendale and Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer to subsidize the purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes. The deal has not been signed by the parties yet but is expected to close soon.

Goldwater Institute president Darcy Olsen when on live with KFYI's Jim Sharpe to discuss the latest on the Glendale/Coyotes situation.

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Goldwater Institute president Darcy Olsen joined KFYI's Mike Broomhead to give him the latest on the Glendale-Coyotes situation.

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