100 Ideas for 100 Days 2010Posted on December 03, 2009 | Type: Policy Report
Arizona’s legislative session is supposed to last only 100 days, but since it has a tendency to run a little longer than that, this year we are offering 152 ideas that will help close the state’s unprecedented budget deficit, get the government back to basics, and allow entrepreneurs to create new jobs to help pull us out of recession.
2009 Legislative Report Card for Arizona's Forty-ninth Legislature, First Regular SessionPosted on November 09, 2009 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Andrea Woodmansee
The annual Goldwater Institute Legislative Report Card considers how well Arizona legislators are fulfilling their constitutional obligation to uphold liberty. The report scores legislators on 305 votes across four categories: education, constitutional government, regulation, and tax and budget. The primary criterion is whether a vote for or against each bill expands or restricts liberty.
50 Bright Stars: An Assessment of Each State's Constitutional Commitment to Limited GovernmentPosted on September 17, 2009 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Nick Dranias
In an era of burgeoning federal government power, state constitutions are full of untapped potential; many provide stronger protection of individual freedoms than does the federal constitution. But realizing that potential requires recognizing its existence and assessing which state constitutions offer the best opportunities for securing the principles of limited government. To that end, this report ranks each state in the United States according to its constitutional commitment to the principles of limited government from a classical liberal perspective.
Tough Crowd: Arizona High School Students Evaluate Their SchoolsPosted on September 09, 2009 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Matthew Ladner
Questions have been raised about results of a polling survey cited in the material that had been posted on this web page.
Opening the Grid: How to Recharge Arizona's Electricity System for the 21st CenturyPosted on July 21, 2009 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Stanley S. Reynolds
Arizona’s heavily regulated, monopolistic electricity industry is ill-equipped to meet the state’s growing demand for energy. Nor is it well-suited to contain the higher costs that are likely to result from renewable energy mandates. Only by moving Arizona’s electricity industry closer to the ideal of an open and competitive market can the ingenuity of entrepreneurs be engaged to meet the increasing demand for electricity—the lifeblood of Arizona’s economy.