In Depth: State Budgets

Smart budgeting is vital to a state’s financial health. The ALEC State Budget Reform Toolkit offers more than 20 policy ideas for addressing today’s shortfalls in a forthright manner, without resorting to budget gimmicks or damaging tax increases. One way to stabilize budgets over time is to embrace …

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State Budgets

In Depth: Tax Reform

Mainstream economists, small business owners and taxpayers across the country understand that growth-oriented reforms mean increased opportunity for all. As demonstrated by the annual Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index, sound tax and fiscal policies are critical to economic health, allowing businesses and households to flourish. A …

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Policy Centers

Center to Protect Free Speech

The purpose of the Center to Protect Free Speech is to educate legislators and concerned citizens regarding the importance of …

Center for Innovation and Technology

The ALEC Center for Innovation and Technology provides state lawmakers with guides, data, research and a structure to imagine and …

Center for State Fiscal Reform

The need to reform state budgeting is more vital than ever before. Clearly, the “business-as-usual” budgeting approach of raiding non-general …

Center to Restore the Balance of Government

The Center to Restore the Balance of Government is a natural outgrowth of ALEC as the organization has such a …