Erica York is a legislative analyst with the Center for State Fiscal Reform at ALEC where she researches and helps to develop sound policy solutions. From her professional start as a legislative intern in the United States Senate and a policy intern at Tax Foundation to her graduate research on state tax revenue estimation, she is eager to continue advocating free market principles that allow individuals to prosper through cooperation and creativity.
In May 2014, Erica earned her Bachelor’s in business administration and economics from Sterling College in Sterling, Kansas and she will soon graduate with her Master’s in economics from Wichita State University in Wichita, Kansas.
Erica and her husband, both native Kansans, are happy to call the Washington, D.C. area home. When not working, they can both be found gaming, brewing coffee, camping or biking around the nation’s capital.
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