Thomas Savidge

Research Manager, Center for State Fiscal Reform

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Biography

Thomas Savidge is the Research Manager of the Center for State Fiscal Reform at ALEC. He researches and writes on state tax and fiscal policy, applying knowledge learned in the classroom and working in the policy world.

Savidge earned his Masters in Public Policy from George Mason University in 2017 and his Bachelors in Political Science and Philosophy from SUNY New Paltz in 2015.

Prior to joining ALEC, Savidge worked with the Charles Koch Foundation, the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and the Empire Center for Public Policy.

Originally from New York, Savidge spends his spare time reading and studying economics.

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Authored Publications

  • Unaccountable and Unaffordable, 6th Edition image

    Unaccountable and Unaffordable, 6th Edition

    Unfunded state pension liabilities total $8.28 trillion or just under $25,000 for every man, woman and child in the United States.

  • State Bonded Obligations, 2020 image

    State Bonded Obligations, 2020

    State governments borrow for a myriad of reasons and issue various types of bonded obligations. Today, their total bonded liabilities exceed $1.25 trillion, representing just over $3,800 per person nationally.

  • Unaccountable and Unaffordable, 2020 image

    Unaccountable and Unaffordable, 2020

    Our latest edition of this report finds that unfunded state pension liabilities total $5.82 trillion or $17,748 for every man, woman and child in the United States. State governments are…

  • Other Post-Employment Benefit Liabilities, 2020 image

    Other Post-Employment Benefit Liabilities, 2020

    The Continuing Need for OPEB Reform

  • State Tax Cut Roundup, 2020 image

    State Tax Cut Roundup, 2020

    The 2020 state legislative sessions ended with four states enacting substantial tax relief for their citizens that was sufficient to qualify for State Tax Cut Roundup. The COVID-19 pandemic made…

  • Unaccountable and Unaffordable 2019 image

    Unaccountable and Unaffordable 2019

    Unfunded state pension liabilities total $4.9 trillion or $15,080 for every man, woman and child in the United States. State governments are often obligated, by contract and state constitutional law,…

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