Government Accountability

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>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 Mark Flatten spent an hour on KFYI's Terry Gilberg Show where he detailed his investigation, High Fliers.

The Goldwater Institute's Mark Flatten joined KJZZ's Here and Now program to discuss his first Goldwater Institute investigation, High Fliers.

The Goldwater Institute's Mark Flatten appeared live on KTVK Channel 3 to discuss the findings of his first Goldwater Institute investigation, "High Fliers".

A federal program designed to help disadvantaged minority businesses secure concession contracts at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport is benefiting a small cadre of wealthy political insiders, according to a report released today by the libertarian Goldwater Institute.

Mary Rose Wilcox eked out a small profit from a Mexican restaurant she owned in south Phoenix before she used her race and status as the owner of a “disadvantaged” business to land a lucrative concession deal at Sky Harbor International Airport.

A Canadian billionaire offered the City of Glendale $50 million to buy the Phoenix Coyotes and move them to Ontario. The Goldwater Institute's Nick Dranias explained to KTVK Channel 3 why Glendale should take the offer.

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The Goldwater Institute's Mark Flatten went on KAET's Horizon to discuss an apparent power struggle taking place in Maricopa County politics.

Miscellaneous DBE Owners at Sky Harbor

 

Case Background:

Believing in transparency in government, the Goldwater Institute filed a public records request with Tucson Mayor Bob Walkup. When he failed to comply, the Goldwater Institute filed a lawsuit.

 

The Goldwater Institute vowed recently to continue legal action against Glendale until the city revealed sensitive information about negotiations with Phoenix Coyotes bidders.
 

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