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  • Price Gouging

    Posted on September 12, 2007 | Type: Press Release

    Dr. Elliot Eisenberg finds if the price of a new home increases by $1,000 then more than 2,000 households in Phoenix, Scottsdale, Mesa, Prescott, Flagstaff, Yuma, and Tucson will become priced out of purchasing a new home. At a time when housing prices are at a all time high, Mesa's $221 "Cultural Impact Fee" is a luxury many cannot afford.

  • New Goldwater Institute Lawsuit Challenges Mesa Cultural Facilities Impact Fee

    Posted on September 05, 2007 | Type: Press Release

    Group seeks strict adherence to law requiring fees be directly related to new growth

  • Car dealers forgo $900K city subsidy

    Posted on August 17, 2007 | Type: Press Release

    Scottsdale's Motor Mile auto dealerships will voluntarily forgo nearly $1 million in city-funded marketing money, saying its advertising campaign has brought in business at a rate that exceeded expectations.

  • Goldwater Institute Sues City of Phoenix over $100 Million Subsidy

    Posted on August 08, 2007 | Type: Press Release

    Groups seeks injunction against gift to CityNorth developer

  • Court Denies Injunction in Charter School Case

    Posted on August 07, 2007 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix--Today Maricopa County Superior Court Judge Robert Miles denied the request for an injunction brought by five charter schools against a new social studies curriculum mandate. The request for an injunction was one part of a larger lawsuit filed against the Arizona Department of Education in an effort to preserve charter school autonomy. Judge Miles' decision on the injunction was based on his finding that the schools did not move swiftly enough to protect their rights and did not comment on the merits of the case.

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