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Public Records on CRT, Equity, & Inclusion? That’ll Be $409K, Please!

January 7, 2022 By Joe Setyon Public records aren’t actually “public” if the government charges citizens more than $409,000 to..

Arizona in Focus
Arizonans Should be Free to Work – and to Challenge Bureaucratic Overreach

January 6, 2022 By Timothy Sandefur This week the Goldwater Institute filed a brief urging the Arizona Supreme Court to review..

Goldwater Client to Congress: Stop Gov’t Theft of Innocent Property Owners

Massachusetts grandmother Malinda Harris didn’t have a choice when the government demanded she turn over the keys to her car..

A $900K Price Tag for Parents’ Rights?!?

December 1, 2021 By Joe Setyon Public records ought to be just that—public. Unfortunately, a case out of Minnesota shows..

Government Reform
Challenging the ‘Culture of Limits’

November 17, 2021 By Timothy Sandefur Last week I was honored to give the keynote address at the annual meeting..

Government Reform
Webinar: Bringing Government Secrets into the Light

November 8, 2021 A functioning democracy depends on transparency: The people must know what the government is doing. That’s especially..

Government Reform
Goldwater Asks Court to End the Balloondoggle

August 24, 2021By Timothy Sandefur Goldwater Institute lawyers filed a brief with the Arizona Court of Appeals yesterday to challenge..

Arizona in Focus
Arizona Government Must Be More Responsive to Citizens under New Goldwater Institute Law

April 16, 2021By Jenna Bentley Almost anyone who has dealt with the government can tell you that customer service is..

Government Reform
Mississippi Governor Signs Universal Recognition Law

Today, Mississippi has joined a growing movement of states that are protecting hardworking Americans and their right to earn a..

Government Reform
How Asset Forfeiture Undermines Government’s Legitimacy

March 23, 2021By Timothy Sandefur Civil asset forfeiture—which allows law enforcement officers to seize people’s cash, cars, or other property..

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