Government Red Tape
Many cities, counties, and states wrap small businesses up in red tape that goes far beyond protecting public health and safety. For example, when theater owners in Tucson painted a large mural on the side of their building to advertise an upcoming show, the city cracked down, citing the theater for not following the proper permitting steps, including making a formal presentation before the Sign Code Advisory Committee. Goldwater helps cities see the long-term advantage in minimal, consistent regulation – and isn’t afraid to step in when they overstep their constitutional authority.
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Reg ProblemPosted on August 26, 2003 | Type: In the News
There seems to be plenty of finger-pointing going on, but ultimately, little is being said about the actual reason for the current gas shortage in Phoenix. Everyone seems to be aware that a pipeline broke and we have to wait for federal approval before gas can begin flowing. But, isn't anyone wondering why this problem is confined to the Phoenix metropolitan area?
Chileno recibe premio 'Goldwater Award'Posted on April 16, 2003 | Type: In the News
En 1980, el doctor Jose Piñera elaboró un plan de ahorro y pensión para los trabajadores en Chile. Hoy, después de más de dos décadas, su proyecto, conocido comúnmente como el "sistema de la libretita", se ha establecido en 15 países y más de 60 millones de trabajadores se benefician de él.
Dipping Their Pens in Well of LibertyPosted on April 13, 2003 | Type: In the News | Author: Robert Robb
Editor's note: At the Goldwater Institute's annual dinner Saturday night, Arizona Republic columnist Robert Robb introduced Wall Street Journal editor emeritus Robert Bartley as the recipient of the Kolbe Excellence in Journalism Award. Here are excerpts from his remarks:
Deer Valley Must Give Devil the Benefit of the LawPosted on December 04, 2002 | Type: Op-Ed | Author: Satya Thallam
In the Robert Bolt play, A Man for All Seasons, St. Thomas More is chided for allowing an unsavory character to go unpunished because there is no law against the act in question. In response, More declares that he would give the devil the benefit of law, for his own safety's sake.
Valley is Long Shot for BiotechPosted on June 12, 2002 | Type: In the News
Report Says Metro Area Lacks Means to Become a Hub