A new tobacco product that’s 90% safer or greater than smoking cigarettes can help countless Arizonans quit. But unless Arizona lawmakers pass a crucial bill to ensure this safer alternative isn’t taxed, the same...
It’s Arizona Statehood Day—that means today is Arizona’s 112 th birthday! Arizona became the 48 th state to join the union, but it wasn’t easy. Arizonans were determined to keep their Constitution in its ori...
I t’s one of the most corrupt and unlawful ways that the government provides favors to political benefactors and preferred special interests. In a practice called “release time,” governments allow labor unions ...
Goldwater Institute lawyers are heading to court today to ask an Arizona judge to force Pinal County and the state’s Department of Revenue to return $90 million that the government illegally took from Pinal County tax...
Among the greatest threats to the liberty that our constitutional system was designed to protect is the growth of the administrative state. That’s the name given to the bureaucratic entities that, within a generation, have grown so large and powerful that they now threaten not only the future of individual freedom, but even our democratic system of government. And this is true at both the state and federal levels. Read more about it here.
States, cities, counties, and school districts across the country routinely allow government-paid union workers to be released from their official duties to perform work to benefit their unions. The Goldwater Institute analyzed the practices of 150 jurisdictions, three from each state, and was able to document more than 400,000 hours of paid release time annually. Read more about the issue here.
Is it okay to force taxpayers to subsidize private real estate projects? The answer ought to be a clear “no.” These kinds of tax incentives are a clear example of government simply giving away taxpayer dollars to fund real estate developers’ projects. The practice is rampant across the country, but the Goldwater Institute is leading the nation in fighting back in court. Read about one of our latest cases here.
Goldwater is protecting a cornerstone of Americans’ liberty: the right to own and use their property as they see fit.
When government stands in the way of people who just want to pursue their career, Goldwater breaks down barriers to work.
Free speech is under attack in America. But Goldwater is leading the fight to protect Americans’ right to speak their minds.
Goldwater is unleashing innovation in healthcare, fighting to protect and expand patient choice, access, and affordability.
Anytime government threatens to trample the U.S. Constitution, Goldwater is ready to go to court to defend our rights.
Goldwater takes down cronyism, sweetheart deals, and government overreach so Americans are treated fairly and equally.
Goldwater is expanding school choice nationwide so families can get their children the education they deserve.
Parents have a right to know what's being taught in the classroom, and we're defending that right.
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