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Budget Stabilization Act Defeated in HousePosted on March 19, 2003 | Type: Press Release
The Arizona House version of the Budget Stabilization Act (HCR 2011) was defeated yesterday by a vote of 34 to 26. A total of 14 House Republicans voted against it, along with 20 Democrats. The bill, which was modeled on Colorado's Taxpayer's Bill of Rights, would have submitted to voters a referendum limiting general fund budget growth to the rate of population growth plus inflation.
Governing Study Biased in Favor of Taxes and SpendingPosted on March 12, 2003 | Type: Press Release
Arizona Governor Janet Napolitano and Sen. Carolyn Allen (R-Scottsdale) recently distributed to the press a study released in the February issue of Governing Magazine. Titled "The Way We Tax," the study rates state tax systems for adequacy and fairness on a scale from one to four stars.
Goldwater Institute Offers 42 Ideas to Boost Growth, Enhance FreedomPosted on January 24, 2003 | Type: Press Release
In a new report released today, 42 Ideas for a Free and Prosperous Arizona, the Goldwater Institute offers Arizona's citizens and policymakers 42 ideas that can be implemented this year to encourage economic growth and enhance freedom. The report suggests budget-friendly solutions to a range of policy problems, including:
Goldwater Economist: ASU Study Makes Light of Arizona's Tax BurdenPosted on January 23, 2003 | Type: Press Release
An Arizona State University study released Wednesday reports that Arizona's per capita tax burden is among the lowest in the nation. The study also reports that Arizona's total tax burden fell from 20th highest in the nation in 1972 to 37th in 2000.
Goldwater Institute, News 5 Announce Phoenix Gubernatorial Candidate ForumPosted on October 30, 2002 | Type: Press Release
Forum to Focus on Audience Questions