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  • U.S. Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Consumers: May Render Arizona Wine Distribution Regulations Unconstitutional

    Posted on May 16, 2005 | Type: Press Release

    PHOENIX-In an important victory for consumers and free enterprise, the U.S. Supreme Court today struck down laws in New York and Michigan that make it a crime to buy wine directly from vineyards in other states, calling such laws discriminatory and anti-competitive. The decision may render similar Arizona laws unconstitutional.

  • Condemned to Repeat History

    Posted on May 06, 2005 | Type: Press Release | Author: Mark Brnovich

    In 1998, the City of Tempe and America West Airlines entered into an agreement to redevelop part of downtown Tempe. The city agreed to convey property to America West for free and then pay America West approximately $15 million over twenty years. In return, America West pledged to develop the property and convey ownership of the improvements back to the city. Tempe agreed to then lease the property back to America West.

  • Constitutional Amendment Proposed as Check on Government Spending

    Posted on April 21, 2005 | Type: Press Release

    PHOENIX-In a policy brief released today, Goldwater Institute senior fellow Clint Bolick argues that the Arizona Constitution should be amended to include a provision that would control government spending, known as a Taxpayer's Bill of Rights (TABOR).

  • Survey Shows Majority of Arizonans Endorse School Choice: Support Strong for Current School Choice Proposals and for Pro-school Choice Candidates

    Posted 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.

  • New Report Card Sheds Light on Arizona Supreme Court

    Posted on April 08, 2005 | Type: Press Release

    PHOENIX-A report card released today by the Goldwater Institute gives the Arizona Supreme Court high marks for defending constitutional rights, but shows that the court has overstepped its constitutional powers in several significant cases.

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