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Challenged Vision Riding a Subsidized Rail to RichesPosted on January 08, 2004 | Type: Press Release
Light rail blasted by everyone but its beneficiaries
Goldwater Institute Mourns Passing of Wall Street Journal Editor, Free Market Champion Robert L. BartleyPosted on December 11, 2003 | Type: Press Release
The Goldwater Institute mourns the passing of Robert L. Bartley, editor emeritus of the Wall Street Journal and winner of the Institute's 2003 John Kolbe Award for Excellence in Journalism.
Policy Forum: Legislators Express Support for Expanding Arizona's Scholarship Tax Credit Program, Scholars Cite SuccessesPosted on December 11, 2003 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX-At a policy forum releasing two new Goldwater Institute reports on Arizona's scholarship tax credit program, Sen. Mark Anderson (R-Mesa), Rep. John Huppenthal (R-Chandler), and U.S. Rep. Trent Franks expressed support for expansion of the five-year-old program to allow businesses to make contributions. Education scholars Carrie Lukas and Dan Lips described the successes of the program, which last year generated $26 million from 50,000 taxpayers.
Goldwater Institute Releases Numbers on Maricopa Transit Plan Showing Light Rail to be Inefficient, Ineffective, and UnfairPosted on December 10, 2003 | Type: Press Release
In a policy brief released today, the Goldwater Institute revealed numbers showing that the light rail project proposed by the Maricopa Association of Governments will be a highly inefficient use of public resources, ineffective at reducing traffic congestion and pollution, and unfair to county taxpayers.
Lawsuit Announced at Goldwater Press Conference: Institute for Justice Sues Arizona Board of Cosmetology Over Licensing RequirementsPosted on December 08, 2003 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX-At a press conference for the release of a new Goldwater Institute report on burdensome licensing requirements and regulations, Institute for Justice Arizona Chapter staff attorney Tim Keller announced the filing of a lawsuit against the Arizona Board of Cosmetology. The Institute has filed its lawsuit on behalf of Essence Farmer, whose efforts to set up an African hairbraiding salon have been thwarted by the Board of Cosmetology's licensing rules.