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    Decades Volume: 1 Issue: 2
    Author(s):
    Bill Hart
    Published: Friday, January 22, 2010

    Arizona’s most significant criminal-justice trend of the 2000s has been the enormous growth of the state’s prison population, which far outpaced state population growth and continued upward even as the rate of major crimes dropped. In this edition of Decades, author Bill Hart explores Arizona incarceration trends into the next decade.

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    Decades Volume: 1 Issue: 1
    Author(s):
    Andrea Whitsett
    Published: Thursday, January 21, 2010

    One of the greatest threats to cultural vitality in Arizona is the staggering reduction of legislative appropriations for the arts. In this issue of Decades, author Andrea Whitsett explains this important trend in Arizona art and culture over the previous decade.

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    Policy Points Volume: 1 Issue: 1
    Author(s):
    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Published: Thursday, October 29, 2009

    Arizona’s social safety net is stretching to meet increased demand. Read how potential new budget cuts may impact services such as healthcare, food assistance, and cash assistance for those in greatest need.

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    AZ Views Volume: 2 Issue: 1
    Author(s):
    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Published: Wednesday, July 1, 2009

    What a difference a year makes. In June 2008, AZ Views reported that “Arizonans have a strong sense of job security, despite the national economic slump and the state’s budget crisis.” That is no longer true, as this edition of AZ Views shows, and Arizona’s economic situation arguably is the best example of the worst case.

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    AZ Views Volume: 1 Issue: 1
    Author(s):
    Morrison Institute for Public Policy
    Published: Wednesday, October 1, 2008

    When they’re not sleeping, working, or tending to other duties, Arizonans keep busy. From museum tours to farmer’s markets, softball to spiritual quests, they spend their personal time on a wide array of different activities, from high culture to casual pastime. And—little surprise here—they tend to like to do them outside.