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Economist Says President Bush's Unemployment Insurance Reform Would Benefit Workers, Families and Employers in ArizonaPosted on January 21, 2004 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX-President George W. Bush, who is in Arizona promoting policy initiatives aimed at improving job growth, has received praise for a key unemployment insurance reform proposal from economist William B. Conerly, author of a new Goldwater Institute report to be released Monday, January 26.
Researchers Find School District Consolidation Proposals Likely to Yield Minimal Savings, Jeopardize Academic AchievementPosted on January 12, 2004 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX- In a new study released today, Goldwater Institute education researchers Vicki Murray and Ross Groen examine proposals to consolidate Arizona's school districts, finding that consolidation is unlikely to lead to savings and may actually hurt academic performance. "Reducing administrative waste is a laudable goal," Dr. Murray says, "But school district consolidation may sacrifice academic achievement and local control for minimal savings, if any savings in fact materialize."
Goldwater Institute Calls Napolitano Address a Missed OpportunityPosted on January 12, 2004 | Type: Press Release
Scholars at the Goldwater Institute responded today to Gov. Janet Napolitano's State of the State address, expressing disappointment that the governor's speech was short on real solutions for solving Arizona's problems.
Goldwater Institute Releases Transportation Report for Maricopa County, Condemning Light Rail Plan and Suggesting AlternativesPosted on January 08, 2004 | Type: Press Release
In a policy report released today by the Goldwater Institute, transportation policy analyst John Semmens presents data showing that the light rail project proposed by the Maricopa Association of Governments will be a waste of public resources that would be better spent improving Arizona's road system.
Challenged Vision Riding a Subsidized Rail to RichesPosted on January 08, 2004 | Type: Press Release
Light rail blasted by everyone but its beneficiaries