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  • Proposal to Suspend Scholarship Tax Credit Ill-Advised

    Posted on April 05, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix-According to an AP report, Senate Appropriations Chairwoman Ruth Solomon (D-Tucson) has proposed suspending tax credits for donations to scholarship organizations along with tax credits for extracurricular activities, arguing the state could save $45 to $50 million. Goldwater Institute executive director Darcy Olsen disputes the wisdom-and the purported cost savings-of suspending the scholarship tax credit.

  • New ASU Research Report Misleading

    Posted on March 25, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix, AZ-The Arizona Republic proclaimed in its lead story Saturday, March 23, that "School tax credits fail poor." But that claim is based on a misleading report released today by the Education Policy Research Unit at Arizona State University.

  • Taxpayer Beware: Don't Check that Box!

    Posted on March 04, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix, AZ-If you are an Arizona taxpayer and have a professional prepare your taxes, beware. In an effort to save you five dollars, the accountant may have signed you up to support the state's Clean Elections scheme. Goldwater Institute scholar Robert Franciosi warns Arizona taxpayers that some tax preparation services automatically check the little box on the state's form 140, thereby volunteering the taxpayer to provide a tax-credited contribution to the Clean Elections fund. Taxpayers who do not look carefully at their returns may end up supporting candidates with whom they disagree.

  • Scholarship Tax Credit Saves Money, Helps Students

    Posted on February 21, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    Phoenix, AZ-With a $1.5 billion debt looming overhead, Arizona's policymakers are rushing to plug the state's leaky coffers. According to news reports, a handful of legislators have put the state's nationally renowned education scholarship

  • Goldwater Participates in Landmark School Choice Case

    Posted on February 18, 2002 | Type: Press Release

    On Wednesday, February 20, the United States Supreme Court will hear arguments in the case of Zelman v. Simmons-Harris.

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