A government that operates behind closed doors cannot be the government of a free people. The Goldwater Institute has prompted several reforms shining light into the inner workings of government, including the nation’s most comprehensive online database of line-by-line government spending and restrictions on politicians using tax money for self-promotion. Our regular watchdog reports are helping citizens hold their elected officials accountable.
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All or NothingPosted on November 16, 2006 | Type: Blog | Author: Tom Patterson
How well is the citizens initiative process working?
State lawmakers get poor marks from Goldwater groupPosted on November 06, 2006 | Type: In the News
The Arizona Legislature --including leaders from both parties -- received poor marks for controlling government spending.
An Exercise in Mountains and MolehillsPosted on October 19, 2006 | Type: Blog | Author: Benjamin Barr
Requiring voter ID is not a poll tax
All Rise!Posted on September 28, 2006 | Type: Blog | Author: Benjamin Barr
Arizonans will find out more about judges than just name, rank, and serial number
The Octopus in the RoomPosted on September 14, 2006 | Type: Blog | Author: Arwynn Mattix
An analysis of the 2006 Legislative Report Card scores in regulation