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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..

Jobs & Economy
We Must Free Americans to Work

Established as a federal holiday in the late 1800s, Labor Day marks how American workers have contributed to the country’s..

Jobs & Economy
A National Push to Help Military Families Get to Work

May 17, 2021By Heather Curry Many states have adopted the Goldwater Institute’s landmark Breaking Down Barriers to Work legislation to..

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Goldwater Bill Reducing Barriers to Earning a Living Becomes Law in Arizona

May 7, 2021By Jenna Bentley Regardless of their political affiliation, every policymaker should strive to make it easier for Americans..

Jobs & Economy
Mississippi Beauty Service Providers Get Out of a Hairy Licensing Situation

April 12, 2021 In the state of Mississippi, eyebrow threaders, eyelash technicians, and makeup artists will no longer have to..

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..

Jobs & Economy
Accomplished Psychologist Free to Work, Thanks to Goldwater

March 16, 2021By Jon Riches After a long and tedious fight, the Goldwater Institute has secured justice for Dr. Carol..

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The White House Calls for Action on Breaking Down Barriers to Work

December 17, 2020By Heather Curry This week, President Trump issued an executive order highlighting the need for occupational licensing reform..

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Our Military Families Deserve the Right to Earn a Living, Too

September 21, 2020By Heather Curry and Jon Riches As most servicemembers can attest, the burdens of military service are often..

Let’s Free Americans to Work

September 4, 2020 Since it was established as a federal holiday more than a century ago, Labor Day has been..

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