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  • Increasing Entrepreneurship is a Key to Lowering Poverty Rates

    Posted on November 14, 2012 | Type: Press Release

    Just in time for Global Entrepreneurship Week, a new report shows that states with a larger share of entrepreneurs do a better job at reducing poverty than states with fewer entrepreneurs.

  • Tucker Carlson

    Posted on November 06, 2012 | Type: Press Release

    Goldwater Dinner 2012 speaker Tucker Carlson is a veteran journalist and political commentator, currently working for the Fox News Channel. Carlson is also the editor-in-chief of TheDailyCaller.com, one of the largest and fastest growing news sites in the country. Carlson joined Fox from MSNBC, where he hosted several nightly programs. Previously he was the co-host of Crossfire on CNN, where he was the youngest anchor in the history of that network. During the same period, Carlson also hosted a weekly public affairs program on PBS.

  • Education Savings Accounts Expand Opportunities For Families

    Posted on October 30, 2012 | Type: Press Release

    A revolutionary school choice program in Arizona known as “education savings accounts” is expanding educational options in unprecedented ways for families whose children’s needs have not been met by traditional public schools. Meanwhile, legislators in Florida, Utah, and Iowa have considered enacting the program in their states.

  • Arizona Could Boost Job Growth by Building on Lessons From Texas

    Posted on October 17, 2012 | Type: Press Release

    While the economy is slowly recovering around the country, unemployment in Arizona is still higher than the national average at 8.3 percent. But some states, like Texas, have recovered every job lost during the recession and then some.

  • Are Arizona Schools Underfunded? New Report Says No

    Posted on October 11, 2012 | Type: Press Release

    Ballots are hitting mailboxes this week, and the Prop 204 campaign is urging Arizona voters to pass a $1 billion tax increase because Arizona’s schools have been devastated by budget cuts during the recession. But a new analysis of school spending over the past few years shows that funding dedicated to students hasn’t been cut, despite the recession.

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