Arizona set to liberalize craft liquor laws

By   /  March 16, 2017  /  Arizona, Issues, News, State Government  /  No Comments

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An omnibus liquor bill working its way through the Arizona Legislature would loosen, lift or streamline many of the state’s craft distilling regulations.

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Will another city spend tax money to keep its sports team? Arizona Coyotes are banking on it

By   /  March 13, 2017  /  Arizona, Crony Capitalism, News, State Government, Taxes  /  No Comments

The Coyotes have experienced years of financial turmoil, ownership changes and taxpayer bailouts.

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Despite impending plant closures, coal’s death could be ‘greatly exaggerated’

By   /  February 24, 2017  /  Arizona, Energy and Environment, News, Regulations  /  No Comments

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Hopi and Navajo leaders have pleaded with Arizona’s members of Congress to help keep the plant open.

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Arizona looks to expand private-school choice to all students

By   /  February 15, 2017  /  Arizona, Education Blog  /  No Comments

Arizona has taken the next step toward expanding school choice, with the full state Senate set to consider a bill that would make all students in the state eligible for private-school choice. Legislation by state Sen. Debbie Lesko would expand the existing Empowerment Scholarship program, which currently covers students with disabilities, at schools with a  D or F […]

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A legislative roundup of school choice proposals

By   /  February 14, 2017  /  Arizona, Arkansas, Education Blog, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, Texas  /  No Comments

Education Week reports on the wide range of states that are considering expanding school choice.

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Nanny State of the Week: California slow-pedals autonomous cars

By   /  January 30, 2017  /  Arizona, California, Michigan, Regulations, Technology  /  No Comments

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Part 113 of 121 in the series Nanny State of the Week Self-driving cars are the next frontier for the autonomous revolution, coming after cars that automatically brake and parallel park. They’re still in initial stages of testing, but over-cautious nanny regulators in California are forcing their roll-out to more forward-thinking states. State regulations are […]

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