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<p>Back-room deals and closed doors are not the stuff of free governments. Our work is making governments more transparent and accountable to citizens.</p>

The Goldwater Institute's Clint Bolick appeared live on the McMahon Group with Pat McMahon to discuss the Institute's stance on the Glendale/Coyotes situation.

Goldwater Institute president Darcy Olsen appeared on Fox 10 Newsmaker Sunday to discuss the latest in the Glendale/Coyotes situation.

PHOENIX – The Arizona Court of Appeals today unanimously ruled in favor of the Goldwater Institute in rebuking the Congress (Ariz.) Elementary School District for its efforts to permanently deny public information sought by four parents and taxpayers.

Goldwater Institute president Darcy Olsen talked to Sludge from 93.3 KDKB about why the Goldwater Institute opposes the proposed sale of the Phoenix Coyotes.

The Goldwater Institute's Clint Bolick appeared on XTRA 910's Bickley and MJ Show to explain why the Goldwater Institute says Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer's "concessions" in his bid to buy the Phoenix Coyotes are not concessions at all.

Goldwater Institute investigative reporter Mark Flatten joined KFYI's Terry Gilberg to discuss some of his latest investigations, chiefly his stories about how difficult it is to fire a bad government employee, and how the highest paid university employees get the biggest raises.

The Goldwater Institute's Darcy Olsen joined KFYI's Jim Sharpe to explain how Chicago businessman Matthew Hulsizer's so-called concessions in the proposed purchase of the Phoenix Coyotes, are really not concessions at all.

Does this deal violate the Arizona Constitution?

What court precedent exists for enforcing the Gift Clause?

Do sports teams really drive economic growth?

But the local economy will be hurt in some form if the Coyotes leave, right?

What might happen to Jobing.com Arena if the team leaves? Will it "go dark" forever?

Does the Goldwater Institute want the Coyotes to leave Arizona?

The city of Glendale reportedly is threatening a $500 million lawsuit against the Goldwater Institute for bringing sunshine to its deal with the Phoenix Coyotes.

Two years ago, the Goldwater Institute filed a public records request to make sure the public knew what was going on. Glendale has balked at its court-ordered obligations at every turn, in one instance instructing an attorney to “ignore” or “play with” the institute’s requests.

The Goldwater Institute's Darcy Olsen appeared on KPNX Channel 12's Sunday Square Off to discuss the latest on the Glendale-Coyotes situation.

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