State Budgets

VIDEO: What’s Right – and Wrong – with Kansas

Jonathan Williams on Wichita Liberty TV

In the latest edition of Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index, Kansas was 27th in terms of economic outlook. Jonathan Williams, co-author of the report and vice president of the ALEC Center for State Fiscal Reform, discussed this year’s outlook – and how the Sunflower State can improve – with Bob Weeks on Wichita Liberty TV. Williams and Weeks additionally discussed the state’s landmark 2012 tax reforms and the continued need to restrain government spending.


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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