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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LOUISIANA VOUCHER COURT HEARING BARS SCHOLARSHIP FAMILIES FROM PARTICIPATINGPosted on January 22, 2014 | Type: Press Release
A court hearing scheduled for this Wednesday morning in U.S. District Court in New Orleans will begin to decide the fate of the Louisiana scholarship program---but it will be conducted behind closed doors and lawyers for the scholarship families were excluded from participation.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: STATES STRIKE BACK AS FEDERAL HEALTH CARE LAW ALLOWS CONVICTED FELONS TO WORK AS OBAMACARE “NAVIGATORS”Posted on January 16, 2014 | Type: Press Release
State lawmakers in several states working to require navigator background checks
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: STATE LAWMAKERS WILL TAKE AIM AT SPECIAL DISTRICT LOOPHOLESPosted on January 09, 2014 | Type: Press Release
Local Government Taxation on the Rise, as Special Districts Circumvent Spending Limits
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LAWMAKERS, GOLDWATER INSTITUTE WILL WORK TO EXPAND EDUCATION SAVINGS ACCOUNTS IN 2014Posted on December 16, 2013 | Type: Press Release
The Goldwater Institute will work with Arizona lawmakers next session to expand the state's first-in-the-nation education savings account program to low-income families, according to Goldwater Institute Education Director Jonathan Butcher Monday.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: DISTRICT CONVERSION CHARTER SCHOOLS A MONEY GRABPosted on December 06, 2013 | Type: Press Release
Twenty traditional public school districts opened 59 charter schools this year and gained access to a combined $33 million a year increase in state funds, mostly by turning their traditional public schools into charters. State budget analysts warn this places additional pressure on Arizona’s tax-supported general fund.