Unlocking Entrepreneurial Forces: States Can Spark Business Creation, Attract Venture Capital Investment, and Increase Job Growth by Eliminating Taxation of Capital GainsPosted on February 29, 2012 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Stephen Slivinski
This year, Arizona policymakers have a chance to do something that no other state with an income tax has done: eliminate the tax on capital gains.
Digital Learning: Improve Educational Opportunities for American Indian StudentsPosted on February 21, 2012 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Dan Lips
Approximately 59,000 American Indian students live in Arizona —approximately 5 percent of total student enrollment. According to the National Center for Educational Statistics, Arizona’s American Indian students score below the state average on the National Assessment of Educational Progress reading and mathematics exams.
Save Taxpayers Tens of Billions of Dollars: End Government-Sector Collective BargainingPosted on January 24, 2012 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Nick Dranias
Civil servants should serve the public. Honest politicians must end policies and agreements that put their interests and those of government employees ahead of those of citizens at large. This report shows how.
Investing in Arizona: How the Legislature Can Get Arizona's Economy Moving Again by Reducing the Barriers to Investment and Job CreationPosted on January 19, 2012 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Stephen Slivinski
Recent polling shows that Americans’ number one concern about the economy is unemployment and the future of job growth. With Arizona’s unemployment rate at 9%, the need to set the stage for private sector growth is critical and job number one for policymakers.
States must protect the health care freedom of their citizens by saying no to federal health insurance exchangesPosted on January 17, 2012 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Diane Cohen
On November 14, the U.S. Supreme Court granted review of the 26-state lawsuit against the President’s healthcare law, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. The Court granted 5 ½ hours for oral argument, including 2 hours of argument on the individual mandate and 1 ½ hours on severability, which addresses whether, in the event the mandate is found unconstitutional, the entire Act must be stricken as well.