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Joseph Garcia

AZ demographic hourglass is here and now
Joseph Garcia
April 27, 2016

“Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives.”

If you’re old enough to remember that voiceover for the TV soap opera, “Days of Our Lives,” see if you can recognize yourself in a similar metaphor for Arizona’s future:


Dan Hunting

AZ ranks 40th in fed-reg burden
Dan Hunting
April 13, 2016

Other than complaining about our taxes, there’s hardly anything more American than grumbling about how oppressive federal regulations are dragging down our economy. A whole generation of politicians have made their careers campaigning against “job-killing federal regulations.”


Dan Hunting

Brief Analysis of Proposition 123
Dan Hunting
April 13, 2016

The decision about how to vote on Proposition 123 hinges on complex issues of education and state trust land finances. Morrison Institute has assembled a guide to some of the most important points to consider before you complete your ballot.


Grady Gammage Jr.

Is Phoenix too suburban to survive?
Grady Gammage Jr.
April 2, 2016

Viewpoints: The Phoenix area is sprawling and car-centric. But does that mean its days are numbered? Hardly. Here's why.

To live in a city named after a bird that periodically immolates itself is to invite scrutiny.


Joseph Garcia

Independent voters silenced in primary being heard loud and clear
Joseph Garcia
April 27, 2016

Despite thousands of Maricopa County voters standing in line for hours on end to cast a ballot in Tuesday’s Presidential Preference Election primary, many of their votes won’t count in the final tallies.
 
That’s because when it comes to voting for a presidential candidate in Arizona, the primaries are closed to independents.
 


Joseph Garcia

Report underscores AZ's education gap, looming economic crisis
Joseph Garcia
March 16, 2016

Even though it’s not a Morrison Institute report, there’s a new and important publication posted on our website that warrants Arizona’s utmost attention.


Bill Hart

Changing Immigration
Bill Hart
March 9, 2016

It’s almost a shame. A lot of Americans, in Arizona and elsewhere, have put in a lot of effort over the years to oppose the influx of Mexican immigrants who threaten to transform our culture and change forever what it means to be an American.

Indeed, the idea of expanding  the fence along the Mexican border remains a key talking point in the current Republican primary campaign.

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