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The Goldwater Institute's Carrie Ann Sitren went live on Channel 3 to discuss the deal brewing between the Chicago Cubs and the City of Mesa that would keep the Cubs' spring training home in the valley.
The Goldwater Institute's Byron Schlomach went on KFYI's Terry Gilberg Show to talk about economic development in the Valley of the Sun.
PHOENIX—A proposal being considered at the Arizona Capitol would require that state contracts with companies that provide behavioral health services only be open to nonprofit health providers.
The State of Arizona is facing an unprecedented amount of debt—some $37 billion. That works out to roughly $6,000 of debt for every man, woman, and child in the state. The heap of debt is leading to calls for reform to keep Arizona solvent. Although various reforms, limits, and oversight may have merit, there is a simpler alternative: follow the state constitution’s debt limit.
The Goldwater Institute's Nick Dranias went live on Channel 3 to explain how Arizona being in debt more than $350,000 is against the law.
Phoenix—On January 1, millions of Americans resolved to get out of debt. A new report from the Goldwater Institute shows that state and local governments need to join the crowd.
Phoenix--Today the Goldwater Institute released its 2010 "100 Ideas for 100 Days," an annual handbook designed to provide Arizona's elected officials with a stable of ideas to help meet their constitutional obligation to protect individual rights and promote limited government.
Protecting individual rights and promoting limited government aren’t just buzzwords. Those are the constitutional obligations of our elected officials. The Arizona Constitution explains this clearly in Article II, Section 2.