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Adding programs isn't way to deal with revenue dropPosted on January 16, 2008 | Type: In the News
Gov. Janet Napolitano has a strange idea of how to deal with the state's expected huge revenue shortfalls this year and next year.
Federal Department of Toilets and Light BulbsPosted on January 10, 2008 | Type: In the News
How many congressmen does it take to change a light bulb? 400.
City of Phoenix Spends $10,000 a Week on Attorneys to Defend CityNorth SubsidyPosted on January 08, 2008 | Type: In the News
Goldwater, NFIB file briefs in CityNorth case
Trust But VerifyPosted on January 02, 2008 | Type: Blog | Author: Byron Schlomach
Trust but verify. That's how Ronald Reagan described his philosophy of dealing with the Soviet Union on nuclear arms reductions. It should also be our philosophy when it comes to how government spends our money.
Racial Preferences Rampant in Arizona GovernmentPosted on December 04, 2007 | Type: Press Release
Phoenix's debate is brewing in Arizona over a voter initiative aimed at ending racial and gender preferences in government employment, contracting, and at universities. Opponents of the Arizona Civil Rights Initiative say there are no preference programs in Arizona to end and the initiative is a solution in search of a problem.