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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In Depth: Criminal Justice

The American Legislative Exchange Council is proud to be a leader on criminal justice in the states. Since 2008, the ALEC task force on criminal justice has brought state legislators and stakeholders together to combat the trend of unforgiving and harsh criminal laws. ALEC members focus on new and innovative …

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In Depth: Free Speech

Freedom of speech is paramount for the American system of government and American culture. Born from revolution, American society has been created, evolved and progressed based in part, on the First Amendment. More specifically, free speech allows individual’s to use their own voice to ensure “We the People” would control …

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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 …

Center for Innovation and Technology

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

Center for State Fiscal Reform

The Center for State Fiscal Reform provides policymakers with dependable economic and fiscal policy research to solve public …

Center to Restore the Balance of Government

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