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Goldwater Scholar Applauds Appeals Court Decision in Bailey Case, Warns Property Rights Still Not Safe in ArizonaPosted on October 02, 2003 | Type: Press Release
Goldwater Institute constitutional studies director Mark Brnovich applauded yesterday's decision by the Arizona Court of Appeals in the case of Bailey v. Myers, which pitted brake shop owner Randy Bailey against the City of Mesa.
Hibbs v. WinnPosted on October 01, 2003 | Type: Press Release | Author: Mark Brnovich
Phoenix-A Goldwater Institute scholar lauded the United States Supreme Court's decision yesterday to accept certiorari in the case of Hibbs v. Winn, which involves a challenge to Arizona's tuition tax credit. Mark Brnovich, director of the Institute's Center for Constitutional Studies, said that the case is important to the survival of Arizona's revolutionary scholarship tax credit system, which allows individual taxpayers to contribute up to $500 to help children attend private schools. Approximately 20,000 children currently benefit from the system.
Arizona's Legislature: Less Than Half a LoafPosted on October 01, 2003 | Type: Press Release | Author: Satya Thallam
An old proverb holds that half a loaf is better than none. But what do you do with less than half a loaf?
Report Card: Arizona Legislators Score Poorly in 2003 Spring SessionPosted on September 29, 2003 | Type: Press Release
Phoenix-Arizona legislators scored poorly on the Goldwater Institute's 2003 Legislative Report Card, with averages for both the Senate and House of Representatives under 50 percent in an analysis of 191 votes in the areas of education, constitutional government, regulation, and fiscal policy. Votes were graded according to whether they promoted the principles of limited government, individual liberty, and individual responsibility.
Regulations, Taxes Rule InvestmentsPosted on August 25, 2003 | Type: Press Release | Author: Tom Jenney
In a recent article, a Republic business columnist argued that opponents of the Phoenix Civic Plaza expansion and university lab funding lacked the vision of Arizona political giants like Carl Hayden and John Rhodes, writing that "If we'd have listened to the naysayers, California would happily have taken our water."