In Depth: Energy

It is difficult – and perhaps even impossible – to overstate the relationship between readily available access to safe, affordable and reliable energy and individual prosperity and economic wellbeing. This is because energy is an input to virtually everything we produce, consume and enjoy in society. Think for a minute …

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In Depth: Regulatory Reform

In his first inaugural address, Thomas Jefferson said that “the sum of good government” was one “which shall restrain men from injuring one another” and “shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry.” Sadly, governments – both federal and state – have ignored this axiom and …

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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 …