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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 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.
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.