Tax Reform

Newly Released ‘Rich States, Poor States’ Report Draws Attention Online

Since its release yesterday, the 5th edition of ALEC’s ‘Rich States, Poor States‘ report has stirred up conversation in the blogosphere about the effects of state tax policies on economic growth. See what think tanks and policy experts are saying about this “vital resource” for state policymakers:

The Enterprise Blog: “4 Reasons ‘Rich States, Poor States’ Matter,” by Daniel Rothschild
Cato-at-Liberty:ALEC’s ‘Rich States, Poor States,'” by Chris Edwards
Out of Control Policy Blog:  “ALEC Releases 2012 ‘Rich States, Poor States’ Report,” by Leonard Gilroy
Mackinac Center:Breaking news! Michigan advances to 17th on economic outlook index,” by Michael D. LaFaive

Find out how your state ranked and read the full “Rich States, Poor States” report: www.alec.org/rsps.


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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