In Depth: Pension Reform

Modern, 401(k)-style plans are now commonplace in the private sector. For state workers, however, traditional pensions are still the norm. As former Utah State Senator Dan Liljenquist wrote in Keeping the Promise: State Solutions for Government Pension Reform, this is not a partisan issue, but a math problem. State Budget …

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Pension Reform

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

Policy Centers

Center for Innovation & 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 …