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Thom Reilly

Lessons from a deeply corrupt city
Thom Reilly
May 31, 2016

"Corruption on steroids" is how Los Angeles District Attorney Steve Cooley described the city of Bell, Calif., a tiny enclave of 37,000 people in Los Angeles County.


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.

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