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New Report Shows "Just Compensation" Requirement IgnoredPosted on June 19, 2006 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX-A new Goldwater Institute policy report by Timothy Sandefur, Playing the Takings Game: How Government Regulates Away Property Rights, examines the impact of land use limitations on property owners. A "regulatory taking" occurs when government restricts or curtails the use of private property and thereby reduces its value. In these cases, poor judicial decisions let government escape compensating property owners as required by the constitution.
Down and DirtyPosted on March 30, 2006 | Type: Press Release
New Goldwater Institute six-year review finds Clean Elections fails to meet its promises
Cash for CollegePosted on March 14, 2006 | Type: Press Release
Market-based Reforms Will Make Schools More Efficient and Save Tax Dollars
100 Ideas for 100 Days 2006Posted on January 09, 2006 | Type: Press Release
Phoenix--The 2006 legislative session opened today with the Governors annual State of the State Address, during which the Governor identified budget and policy priorities for this year, most of which call for a larger and more expensive state government. The Goldwater Institute offers 100 ideas for 100 days that will instead allow for growth in the private sector.
Tempe Loses Bid to Take PropertyPosted on November 30, 2005 | Type: Press Release | Author: Benjamin Barr
The Arizona Supreme Court yesterday rejected Tempe's request for a special action in Tempe v. Valentine. At issue was whether Tempe's proposal to condemn private property to make way for a developer to erect a shopping mall met the constitutional definition of "public use." At the trial court, Tempe lost; prompting the city to file its special action petition.