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    Policy Points Volume: 2 Issue: 5
    Author(s):
    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Bill Hart
    Published: Tuesday, November 9, 2010

    Over the past 30 years, Arizona’s criminal sentencing policy has helped drive up its prison population to unprecedented levels. Today, the cost of incarcerating Arizona’s 40,000+ prisoners is approaching $1 billion annually prompting some to call for revision of Arizona’s sentencing code. This issue of Policy Points presents an overview of the arguments for and against sentencing reform.

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    Special Report Volume: 1 Issue: 2
    Author(s):
    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Published: Monday, September 13, 2010

    Arizona’s electorate – regardless of political party registration – is dissatisfied with state
    government and its leadership, according to results of a September 2010 Morrison Institute-Knowledge
    Networks Poll.

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    Indicator Insight Volume: 2 Issue: 1
    Author(s):
    Tom Rex
    Published: Sunday, August 1, 2010

    The latest issue of Indicator Insight examines the size and growth of Arizona’s economy and the productivity and prosperity of its residents. Learn about Arizona’s gross product, occupational mix, per capita personal income, and more.

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    Special Report Volume: 1 Issue: 1
    Author(s):
    Tom Rex
    Published: Thursday, February 11, 2010

    Sampling error is very large for most Arizona counties in the American Community Survey. Read a nontechnical discussion of the accuracy of the ACS.

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    Decades Volume: 1 Issue: 10
    Author(s):
    Sally Wittlinger
    Published: Sunday, January 31, 2010

    During the mid-part of the last decade, when the population growth rate was at its highest, the Phoenix area experienced rapid development and urban sprawl. The result has been an intensification of the Urban Heat Island effect. In this edition of Decades, author Sally Wittlinger discusses this uncomfortable consequence of urbanization.