Hold the Phone: Why Arizona Doesn't Need a Cellphone Users Bill of RightsPosted on January 22, 2008 | Type: Policy Report
In 2008, the Arizona Legislature will consider whether to enact the Cellphone Users Bill of Rights to regulate wireless phone service in the state. Provisions include a ban on wireless contracts with an initial term over one year and several letting consumers rescind their contracts more easily.
100 Ideas for 100 Days 2008Posted on January 03, 2008 | Type: Policy Report
As the branch of government explicitly charged with lawmaking, the legislature has the potential to be the greatest guardian of constitutionally enshrined liberties. To that end, the Goldwater Institute presents 100 ideas—one idea to consider for each day of the legislative session (and a few more for good measure)to protect and advance individual rights.
Dividing Line: Racial Preferences in ArizonaPosted on December 04, 2007 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Clint Bolick
The issue of governmentally imposed racial preferences has been raised in Arizona in the context of a proposed voter initiative to ban discrimination in public education, employment, and contracts. Following similar initiatives that voters overwhelmingly approved in California, Washington State, and Michigan, anti-racial preference activist Ward Connerly is collecting signatures to place the issue on the November 2008 Arizona statewide ballot as part of a Super Tuesday in which such measures will appear on the ballots in five states. If enacted, the initiative will amend the Arizona Constitution to completely forbid such preferences, making state law more restrictive than the federal Constitution, which has been construed to forbid most but not all racial classifications.
Questions AnsweredPosted on November 20, 2007 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Matthew Ladner
A Response to the Arizona Department of Education Regarding the Credibility of Arizona's Version of the TerraNova Exam
2007 Legislative Report Card for Arizonas Forty-eighth Legislature, First Regular SessionPosted on November 05, 2007 | Type: Policy Report | Author: Andrea Woodmansee
Mark Twain once quipped, No man's life, liberty, or property is safe while the legislature is in session. That is often true, but as the lawmaking branch of government, the legislature also has a great capacity to protect life, liberty, and property.