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Homelessness, Crime Surge in Phoenix’s ‘The Zone’ – Goldwater Demands Action

It’s known as “The Zone”—a vast section of downtown Phoenix where 1,000 homeless people have set up camp. And it’s..

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Desperate for Hope, Americans with Rare Diseases Need a ‘Right to Try’ Too

Right to Try has been a literal lifesaver for many Americans with deadly diseases such as cancer and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS,..

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ALS Drug at Last, but Dying Patients Deserve Better Than FDA’s Stalling

Eight years ago, countless people around the world joined in the Ice Bucket Challenge, dousing themselves with ice-cold water on..

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Week in Review: School Choice Thrashes Teachers Union Scheme

It’s massive news that’s reverberating across the nation: Arizona families have soundly rejected teachers unions’ last-ditch attempt to overturn a..

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Universal School Choice in Arizona Trounces Teachers Union Scheme to Overturn It

In a decision that rings across the nation, the Arizona Secretary of State’s Office announced today that the attempt to..

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The Fight for School Choice: A Fireside Chat with Secretary Betsy DeVos

Goldwater will host a fireside chat in Phoenix with former U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos on November 30th, 2022..

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Arizona Teachers Unions Apparently Fail to Overturn Universal School Choice Reform

  Teachers unions and other opponents of Arizona’s Empowerment Scholarship Accounts (ESA) have apparently fallen well short of the requisite..

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Week in Review: American Dream Trounces Bureaucrat Baloney

It’s a huge win for highly qualified Tennessee lawyer Violaine Panasci’s right to earn a living. This week, Violaine obtained..

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Poor-Performing School Districts Need a Heavy Dose of Accountability

The results are abysmal. San Francisco Public Schools published a new report showing terrible outcomes for its K-12 students and..

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What Right to Try Can Teach Us About Cancer Moonshots

Last week, President Joe Biden commemorated the 60th anniversary of former President John F. Kennedy’s historic moonshot speech in which he..

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