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  • Hibbs v. Winn

    Posted on October 01, 2003 | Type: Press Release | Author: Mark Brnovich

    Phoenix-A Goldwater Institute scholar lauded the United States Supreme Court's decision yesterday to accept certiorari in the case of Hibbs v. Winn, which involves a challenge to Arizona's tuition tax credit. Mark Brnovich, director of the Institute's Center for Constitutional Studies, said that the case is important to the survival of Arizona's revolutionary scholarship tax credit system, which allows individual taxpayers to contribute up to $500 to help children attend private schools. Approximately 20,000 children currently benefit from the system.

  • Report Card: Arizona Legislators Score Poorly in 2003 Spring Session

    Posted on September 29, 2003 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix-Arizona legislators scored poorly on the Goldwater Institute's 2003 Legislative Report Card, with averages for both the Senate and House of Representatives under 50 percent in an analysis of 191 votes in the areas of education, constitutional government, regulation, and fiscal policy. Votes were graded according to whether they promoted the principles of limited government, individual liberty, and individual responsibility.

  • Mas Alla de Represas y Canales?

    Posted on August 25, 2003 | Type: Press Release | Author: Tom Jenney

    En un escrito reciente, un columnista de la Arizona Republic argumentó que los opositores a la expansión de la Phoenix Civic Plaza y a la construcción de laboratorios en las universidades, carecen de la visión que tuvieron los gigantes polí­ticos del pasado de Arizona, como Carl Hayden y John Rhodes. Segón el escritor, "Si hubiéramos escuchado a los opositores, California se hubiera apropiado de nuestra agua."

  • Regulations, Taxes Rule Investments

    Posted on August 25, 2003 | Type: Press Release | Author: Tom Jenney

    In a recent article, a Republic business columnist argued that opponents of the Phoenix Civic Plaza expansion and university lab funding lacked the vision of Arizona political giants like Carl Hayden and John Rhodes, writing that "If we'd have listened to the naysayers, California would happily have taken our water."

  • Informe sobre becas en Florida apoya reforma propuesta para Arizona

    Posted on June 24, 2003 | Type: Press Release

    PHOENIX -- En un informe publicado el 11 de junio del aóo en curso, Jay P. Greene y Greg Forster, eruditos del Manhattan Institute, reportan que el programa de becas escolares McKay del estado de Florida ha merecido el apoyo deuna mayoría decisiva de padres de niños clasificados como "discapacitados en aprendizaje." Bajo elprograma McKay, las familias de niños clasificados así reciben becas que se pueden utilizar paramatricularlos en escuelas privadas.

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