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Survey Shows Majority of Arizonans Endorse School Choice: Support Strong for Current School Choice Proposals and for Pro-school Choice CandidatesPosted on April 08, 2005 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX-The majority of Arizonans favor the concept of school choice and overwhelmingly support proposals before the Arizona Legislature that would provide more educational opportunities for school children, according to a survey sponsored by the Milton and Rose D. Friedman Foundation and released jointly with Phoenix-based groups, the Alliance for School Choice and the Goldwater Institute.
Arizona Taxpayers Miss Out on $4.5 BillionPosted on March 22, 2005 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX-A new report examining more than 10 years of data finds Arizona taxpayers could have received $4.5 billion in tax refunds since 1992 had Arizona enacted a budget stabilization reform modeled after Colorado's Taxpayer Bill of Rights.
Goldwater Institute Files U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief: Court to Hear Case February 22Posted on February 18, 2005 | Type: Press Release
On Tuesday, February 22, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear the case of Kelo v. City of New London, marking the first time in 50 years the court has considered the meaning of the Public Use Clause of the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.
Is French Preschool Right for America? New Report Raises Questions about Government Plans for PreschoolPosted on February 08, 2005 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX-In a report released today on early education programs, Goldwater Institute president Darcy Olsen shows that U.S. elementary students outperform their international peers in reading, math, and science. The findings call into question the advisability of Arizona Governor Napolitano's plans to increase government involvement in early education, including kindergarten.
VP and Chief Economist of Dallas Federal Reserve Bank to Headline ConferencePosted on January 26, 2005 | Type: Press Release
PHOENIX-W. Michael Cox, Ph.D., senior vice president and chief economist of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas will headline the Goldwater Institute Fiscal Policy Conference, Whither Arizona's Prosperity? Taxation, Budgeting, and Economic Development in Arizona, Thursday, February 3. Cox is widely recognized for his Pulitzer Prize-nominated book, Myths of Rich and Poor.