Darcy Olsen speaks with Mark Carbonaro about the life and legacy of the late Senator Barry Goldwater on his 99th birthday.
Governor Napolitano promised a bright future for Arizona, but can the state spend our way to greater prosperity when we are $1 billion in deficit already? Listen to Darcy Olsen as she discusses Governor Napolitano’s State of the State address on KFNX with Charles Goyette.
If Arizona’s government spending had been limited to population growth plus inflation, Arizona would have more than a $1 billion surplus. Darcy Olsen speaks with Mike Broomhead on KFYI 550 AM about Arizona’s bad spending habits and current $1 billion deficit.
Arizona faces a weak economy and a $1.2 billion structural deficit. Listen to Dr. Byron Schlomach as he discusses the state of Arizona’s budget and economy on Inside Track.
After the government financial rescue package was approved, Goldwater Institute economist Byron Schlomach talked to KTAR news about how the stock market was affected by it.
Governor Jan Brewer wants to raise Arizona's sales tax by a penny to help close the state budget deficit. This is a bad idea, as doing so would result in over 14,000 private sector jobs lost, real economic output would decline by $1.2 billion, and Arizonans would see their after-tax income fall by $300 per household. Goldwater Institute economist Byron Schlomach went on KTAR's Joe Crummey Show to talk about why spending cuts are the best way to close the budget gap.
Goldwater Institute president Darcy Olsen went on the J.D. Hayworth Show on KFYI to talk about Governor Jan Brewer's proposed tax increase and other budget recommendations Brewer made to the state legislature.
The Goldwater Institute's Nick Dranias was at the Tucson Tea Party, where he spent some time talking with 104.1 The Truth's Jon Justice about the tax day protest.
On Tax Day, the Goldwater Institute's Byron Schlomach was part of a panel on KJZZ's Here and Now program, which discussed Arizona's budget deficit, the possibility of a sales tax increase, and how to reform Arizona's tax structure.
Tens of thousands of people attended anti-tax tea parties across the country, including more than 5,000 at the Arizona state capitol. Goldwater Institute president Darcy Olsen joined KFYI's J.D. Hayworth, who was broadcasting live from the event.