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MEDIA ADVISORY: WITH 5th CIRCUIT RULING, FEDERAL ASSAULT ON LOUISIANA VOUCHERS CONTIUNES; FAMILIES VOW TO STAY THE COURSEPosted on August 04, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Scholarship families and the Black Alliance for Educational Options were denied their motion to dismiss the US Justice Department’s attack on their popular education program by federal Judge Ivan Lemelle, who issued his decision today. The Goldwater Institute, who is representing the families and BAEO, will swiftly appeal the ruling to the US Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
MEDIA ADVISORY: SPECIAL NEEDS PARENTS TO UNION: OUR CHILDREN AREN'T "COLLATERAL CASUALTY"Posted on July 31, 2014 | Type: Press Release
FLORIDA FAMILIES FIGHT BACK AGAINST SPECIAL-INTEREST UNION ATTACKING SCHOOL CHOICE
MEDIA ADVISORY: MISSOURI BECOMES THIRD STATE IN NATION TO GIVE DYING PATIENTS' 'RIGHT TO TRY' LIFE-SAVING EXPERIMENTAL MEDICINES; MICHIGAN LAWMAKERS TO TAKE UP REFORM THIS WEEKPosted on July 15, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Half-Dozen States Could Become 'Right to Try' States By Year's End
MEDIA ADVISORY: HOBBY LOBBY DECISION IS A SMALL VICTORY, BUT IT DOESN’T STRIKE THE HEART OF OBAMACAREPosted on June 30, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Christina Sandefur, Goldwater Institute Senior Attorney, praised the high court's decision in Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Monday, but warned that the decision does not get at the heart of defeating Obamacare. The Goldwater Institute's own legal challenge against the federal health care law, Coons v. Lew, could eviscerate the Obamacare law completely by invalidating the Independent Payment Advisory Board, the cost-rationing board that is the lynchpin of the federal law. That case is currently pending before the Ninth Circuit but is expected to be taken up by the Supreme Court in coming months. Sandefur stated:
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: AMIDST PRESSURE OF LAWSUIT, CITY ENDS GROSS 'PENSION-SPIKING' ABUSESPosted on June 27, 2014 | Type: Press Release
More than a quarter century of an abusive union practice known as "pension spiking" has ended, thanks to the resolution of a Phoenix lawsuit Friday. Officials for the City of Phoenix agreed to cease the practice in new contracts imposed on public safety unions as the result of a lawsuit filed by the Goldwater Institute last year.