A union push for federal “card check” legislation could make things more difficult for small businesses and open workers up to intimidation. The Goldwater Institute stands by workers’ rights to an anonymous ballot in union votes, and drafted the Save Our Secret Ballot amendment, already law in four states. While the Obama administration is fighting us in court, we will continue to stand by small businesses and their employees who deserve the right to vote in private.
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An Economic PowerhousePosted on April 25, 2005 | Type: Blog
In one of his regular email correspondences, Phoenix Mayor Phil Gordon wrote Friday, "I said that in order to be a GREAT city, THIS city needs to excel in three areas: Education, Public Safety and Jobs."
Burdensome Barriers: How Excessive Regulations Impede Entrepreneurship in ArizonaPosted on December 08, 2003 | Type: Policy Report
In Arizona, occupational licensing requirements and regulations stifle competition, diminish quality of service, and drive up prices. Thousands of laws restrict entry into occupations for persons wishing to serve consumers as cosmetologists, barbers, African hairbraiders, taxicab drivers and street vendors. State agencies and occupational licensing boards act as gatekeepers, restricting competition and ensnaring entrepreneurs in thick layers of red tape.
Family Edges Out Profession As Top PriorityPosted on July 20, 2003 | Type: In the News
John Talley and Orlantha Whitehair have known for years that they wanted to be doctors.
Why Switch from a Service That Works for Us?Posted on April 03, 2003 | Type: In the News
During the days of the long-distance telephone wars, it seemed that almost every night a sales rep would call and try to convince me to switch carriers. I would explain that I'd been with my carrier a long time, the service was excellent, and the price was right. Why would I want to switch?