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Phoenix affordable housing project can move forward

Posted by   /  February 13, 2020  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

By Jessica Boehm | AZCentral A challenge to Phoenix’s efforts to develop affordable housing near downtown failed in court last month. The legal battle was waged by the conservative Goldwater Institute, with the backing of Councilman Sal DiCiccio, who believed the city wrongfully sold land it owned in the Garfield Neighborhood to a developer at […]

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Goldwater Institute: Lawsuit possible over Sky Harbor rideshare fees

Posted by   /  December 4, 2019  /  By Mike Sunnucks, Courts/Law, Transportation  /  1 Comment

By Mike Sunnucks | Rose Law Group Reporter The Goldwater Institute is warning the city of Phoenix it could face lawsuits if the City Council approves proposed higher rideshare fees for Lyft and Uber rides at Sky Harbor International Airport. Goldwater Institute National Litigation Director Jon Riches sent a letter to Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego […]

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Goldwater Institute loses another case against Pima County’s World View deal

Posted by   /  October 21, 2019  /  Courts/Law  /  No Comments

Goldwater Institute loses another case against Pima County’s World View deal By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star   The State Court of Appeals threw out the latest legal objection to a high-altitude balloon-launching facility in Pima County, saying challengers waited too long to sue. In a unanimous ruling Monday, a three-judge […]

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Suns, Phoenix clash with Goldwater Institute over arena-renovation records

Posted by   /  June 13, 2018  /  Real Estate  /  No Comments

  By Jordan Kaye | Cronkite News Deliberations over the Phoenix Suns’ desire for a $450 million renovation of Talking Stick Resort Arena began Tuesday morning at Maricopa County Superior Court with a dispute about documents not made public. Real-estate developer Bramley Paulin, with the help of the Goldwater Institute, a conservative watchdog group, has sued […]

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Facing lawsuit threat, Arizona teacher walkout continues today

Posted by   /  April 30, 2018  /  Education, Featured News  /  No Comments

The bigger issue is the question of whether teachers are ‘on strike’ By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star The statewide teacher strike enters its third day Monday as educators remain dissatisfied with the pay hike proposal by Gov. Doug Ducey and many schools remain closed despite threats by the Goldwater […]

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School walkouts unconstitutional, opines Goldwater Institute

Posted by   /  April 27, 2018  /  Education  /  No Comments

By Catherine Reagor | The Republic The Goldwater Institute is warning Arizona public school superintendents that they could face lawsuits if they don’t open the doors to students and resume teaching immediately. In the letter to schools, the conservative think tank said superintendents who don’t reopen schools are failing their constitutional obligations to educate students […]

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Pinal County manager blasts Goldwater motion against RTA tax

Posted by   /  March 2, 2018  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

(Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county.) By Jake Kincaid | Casa Grande Dispatch Pinal County officials dispute the claim made by an Arizona think tank that a new road tax is illegal. Lawyers from the Goldwater Institute filed […]

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[LETTER TO THE EDITOR] Phoenix group tries to keep us from getting roads, freeways; opposes props 416, 417

Posted by   /  October 11, 2017  /  Transportation  /  No Comments

Disclosure: Rose Law Group represents a coalition of property and business owners throughout Pinal County working to bring new transportation infrastructure to the county Queen Creek Independent The Phoenix crowd is at it again. The Phoenix-based Goldwater Institute is trying to keep Pinal County residents from voting on a plan to provide new roads and freeways […]

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Lawsuit asks FDA to disclose how dying people can access unapproved meds

Posted by   /  October 9, 2017  /  Courts/Law, Health Care  /  No Comments

By Howard Fischer | Capitol Media Services via Arizona Daily Star The Goldwater Institute goes to court today, trying to force the FDA to reveal details on how dying people can get access to unapproved medicines. Attorney Jonathan Riches wants U.S. District Court Judge Susan Bolton to order the Food and Drug Administration to disclose […]

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Small businesses, Goldwater Institute win fight over Chandler’s sign codes

Posted by   /  August 30, 2017  /  Government and Politics  /  No Comments

By Steven Totten | Phoenix Business Journal Three small businesses and the Goldwater Institute have won a battle over sign codes in Chandler. The city of Chandler has rewritten its sign code in response to a First Amendment lawsuit brought by three local businesses. The businesses, which were represented by the Goldwater Institute, have agreed […]

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