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.
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
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.
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.
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.