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MEDIA ADVISORY: UNION, CITY ALLIES ASKS JUDGE TO APPROVE EXTRA 16,000 HOURS OF VACATION TIME FOR UNION BUSINESSPosted on March 06, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Following a January court ruling declaring taxpayer-funded union activism in public labor contracts unconstitutional, a police union in Phoenix is asking a judge to bless a scheme that would dole out an additional 1,000 hours per week of vacation to use on whatever union members want--chiefly, union business.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MO LAWMAKERS TO GREEN-LIGHT “RIGHT TO TRY” LIFE-SAVING MEDICATIONS BILL WEDNESDAYPosted on February 26, 2014 | Type: Press Release
The reform, known as the “Right to Try” Act, would empower terminally ill patients under the care of licensed doctors to access experimental drugs that have passed basic safety tests but whose efficacy is not yet conclusive. Currently, it takes nearly a decade and up to $1 billion to shepherd life-saving treatments through the FDA approval process—time the sickest Americans simply do not have to wait.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: TRADITIONAL SCHOOL “SYSTEM” CAN’T MEET CHILDREN’S UNIQUE NEEDSPosted on February 21, 2014 | Type: Press Release
In A Vision for Education and the Future of Learning, Goldwater Institute education director Jonathan Butcher argues that traditional classrooms cannot equip every child for whatever their unique future holds, whether its college or entering the job market, and school as we know it is a leading cause of the problem.
MEDIA ADVISORY: GOLDWATER INSTITUTE ASKS JUDGE TO BLOCK NEW PHOENIX RELEASE TIME PROVISIONS SET TO TAKE EFFECT MONDAYPosted on February 21, 2014 | Type: Press Release
The Goldwater Institute today filed a motion for temporary restraining order to bar a controversial part of the release-time agreement approved by the Phoenix City Council yesterday by a 6-3 vote that is set to go into effect on Monday.
MEDIA ADVISORY: STATE LAWMAKERS TO GREEN-LIGHT BILL THURSDAY GIVING DYING PATIENTS ACCESS TO EXPERIMENTAL DRUGSPosted on February 18, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Arizona legislators are poised to green-light legislation in committee Thursday that would pave the way for terminally ill patients to access experimental drugs not yet cleared for market. Known as the "Right to Try" Act, similar bills are currently being considered by lawmakers in Colorado, Louisiana and Missouri, and legislators in California and Massachusetts have expressed interest.