Inflation Crushing Americans: ALEC Offers Solutions on NewsTalk STL Radio
Thomas Savidge, ALEC’s Center for State Fiscal Reform Research Director, spoke with Tim Jones and Chris Arps on NewsTalk STL radio about the country’s crushing inflation and why it is happening. …
ALEC in American Family News: More States Join the ‘Flat Tax Revolution’
Lee Schalk, ALEC Vice President of Policy, spoke with American Family News about how states are moving away from a progressive income tax structure in favor of a flat…
ALEC in Center Square: Why Illinois Doesn’t Rival Prosperous Arizona
Jonathan Williams, ALEC Executive Vice President, Policy and Chief Economist, was recently featured in Center Square, speaking about the economic prosperity of Arizona compared to states like Illinois. The…
New Mexico State of the State: Governor Applauds Economic Diversification and Pushes for Comprehensive Tax Reform
The governor’s proposals for comprehensive tax reform, economic diversification, infrastructure spending prioritization, and education reform can generate longer-term opportunities. However, additional changes are needed. The state’s tort system and worker’s compensation costs remain economic drags. The relative lack of tax and expenditure limits and 8th highest number of state employees per capita contribute to a bloated state government.