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Goldwater Institute Applauds Clean Elections DecisionPosted on June 18, 2002 | Type: Press Release
Goldwater Institute scholar Robert Franciosi applauds the unanimous decision by the Arizona Court of Appeals, which ruled yesterday that coercive public funding of campaigns is unconstitutional.
Goldwater Study Debunks Worries about Arizona's GrowthPosted on June 06, 2002 | Type: Press Release
Phoenix, AZ-In a policy paper released today, Goldwater Institute economist Robert Franciosi concludes that Arizona's rapid growth over the past decade has had largely positive effects on the state's economy. His findings contradict the views of many industrial policy advocates, who have expressed concern over the state's growth pattern and proposed what Franciosi calls "a sweeping agenda for activist government."
Goldwater Economist: Gnant Tax is a Bad IdeaPosted on May 14, 2002 | Type: Press Release
Goldwater Institute economist Stephen Slivinski responded today to a proposal by Senate President Randall Gnant (R-Scottsdale) to create a new, statewide property tax to help cover an estimated $240 million of the budget deficit. Says Slivinski, "The Gnant tax will retard growth, punish homeowners, and do nothing to address the problem at the root of the deficit.
Harvard Study, Census Report: Arizona Gets Plenty of PorkPosted on May 14, 2002 | Type: Press Release
Phoenix, AZ-Citing a Harvard study and a Census Bureau report, Goldwater Institute economist Robert Franciosi offers a challenge to what he calls "the local mythology that Washington is shortchanging Arizona on federal pork."