Children – the next ones in the meat grinder
Much of what the states are doing violates federal law under the Fair Labor Standards Act that sets the floor on wages, hours and child labor.
Arizona can still be the leader in school choice
Now is the time for Arizona, my home state, to continue its role as the leader in the movement to provide increased educational opportunities for its students.
Put small business interests ahead of billionaires
Franchisees play a critical role in Arizona's economy, and it is important to protect their interests. That is why HB2404, which seeks to provide franchisees with greater protections against abuses by franchisors, is so important.
Arizona students lobby as courts, Congress, fight over Oak Flat
A group of Arizona high school students and alumni in Washington last week lobbied for a bill that would block development of a copper mine proposed for Oak Flat, land that is sacred to the San Carlos Apache.
Pro-life advocates decided for the fetus, not protecting women
An oft refrain of the forced pregnancy crowd is that they didn’t seek to attack the pregnant woman but to help her. Reality has exposed that lie.
Masters hopeful for McConnell support in Senate race
Republican Senate candidate Blake Masters said Friday he hopes Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will back his close campaign in Arizona, striking a magnanimous tone toward the GOP leader he fiercely criticized during the primary.
Man accused of stealing vehicles in Arizona and Arkansas
A man has been arrested for allegedly stealing five vehicles, a trailer and a forklift in Arizona and Arkansas, according to authorities.
Trump discusses immigration agenda with GOP governors
President Donald Trump dined Monday evening with Republican governors supportive of his immigration policies to discuss plans for border security and deporting people in the U.S. illegally.
Matthew Simon: School choice should be for all students
Matthew Simon’s path to his current position as the Goldwater Institute’s new director of education policy may be surprising.
Democratic lawmaker: Allow licenses for deferred action participants
A Democratic state representative is taking a swipe at Gov. Jan Brewer’s executive order preventing illegal immigrants taking part in the Obama administration’s deferred action program from receiving Arizona driver’s licenses.
Arizona among states to reach settlement with US cigarette makers
Three U.S. cigarette makers say they have reached a settlement with 17 states, Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico to resolve a dispute over payments required under a 1998 anti-smoking agreement.
Brewer rejects state-run insurance exchange
Gov. Jan Brewer will not pursue a state-run health insurance exchange, opting instead to have the federal government set up an exchange in Arizona.