Tag: center for state fiscal reform

Tag: center for state fiscal reform

  • Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force and Center for State Fiscal Reform: Policy Prescriptions to Address Economic and Health Care Challenges in the Face of COVID-19 image

    Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force and Center for State Fiscal Reform: Policy Prescriptions to Address Economic and Health Care Challenges in the Face of COVID-19

    The Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force describes policy solutions that can be applied during this COVID-19 crisis. Facilitating Business Rapid Response to State Declared Disaster Act In …

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    Jonathan Williams Interviewed by The Epoch Times

    At CPAC 2020, ALEC Executive Vice President of Policy and Chief Economist Jonathan Williams sat down with The Epoch Times to discuss how unfunded pension liabilities are impacting state budgets …

  • Jonathan Williams on The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour at CPAC 2020 image

    Jonathan Williams on The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour at CPAC 2020

    ALEC Executive Vice President of Policy and Chief Economist Jonathan Williams discussed ALEC’s efforts in the 50 states on The Radio Free Hillsdale Hour show at CPAC 2020. Listen below.

  • Jonathan Williams on Money and Politics in Delaware image

    Jonathan Williams on Money and Politics in Delaware

    ALEC Executive Vice President of Policy and Chief Economist Jonathan Williams joined Money and Politics in Delaware (1450 WILM-AM) to discuss the Center for State Fiscal Reform’s new Bonded Obligations report and …

  • Jonathan Williams on the I Spy Radio Show image

    Jonathan Williams on the I Spy Radio Show

    ALEC Executive Vice President of Policy and Chief Economist Jonathan Williams spoke with I Spy Radio Show host Dr. Mark Anderson about Oregon’s cap and trade proposal and the state’s …

  • State Bonded Obligations, 2019 image

    State Bonded Obligations, 2019

    States issue a diverse array of bonded obligations, with a range of obligation strength, revenue sources, debt service schedules and other factors. This study collects and analyzes the bonded obligations …

  • ALEC Reagan Ranch Academy Brings Together Legislators and Great Ideas image

    ALEC Reagan Ranch Academy Brings Together Legislators and Great Ideas

    From November 19th to 21st, ALEC hosted the Reagan Ranch Tax and Fiscal Policy Academy in sunny Santa Barbara, California. The three-day academy brought nearly 50 attendees representing 13 states …

  • Unaccountable and Unaffordable 2018 image

    Unaccountable and Unaffordable 2018

    Unfunded liabilities in public pension plans continue to loom over state governments nationwide. If net pension assets are determined using more realistic investment return assumptions, pension funding gaps are significantly …

  • Written Testimony to North Dakota Interim Taxation Committee, 9/6/18 image

    Written Testimony to North Dakota Interim Taxation Committee, 9/6/18

    Written Testimony from the Center for State Fiscal Reform given to the North Dakota Interim Taxation Committee concerning evidence on state income taxes and economic competitiveness.   …

  • State Tax Cut Roundup 2017 image

    State Tax Cut Roundup 2017

    The 2017 legislative session ended with nine states enacting changes to their tax codes sufficient to qualify for State Tax Cut Roundup. Each state provided substantial tax relief for their …

  • Michigan State of the State: A Comeback Story image

    Michigan State of the State: A Comeback Story

    Fortune is changing in the state of Michigan following decades of extreme economic adversity, from the rapid downturn in the auto industry to the downward population spiral in Detroit. Governor …

  • Kentucky State of the State: Governor Bevin Commits to Tax and Pension Reform image

    Kentucky State of the State: Governor Bevin Commits to Tax and Pension Reform

    Kentucky had an eventful legislative session last year after the state house switched party control for the first time since 1921, resulting in a Republican trifecta. During …

  • Missouri State of the State: Government Should “Do Fewer Things and Do Them Better.” image

    Missouri State of the State: Government Should “Do Fewer Things and Do Them Better.”

    The Show-Me State’s 2018 legislative session is off to an exciting start, as Eric Greitens begins his second year as Missouri governor. His inaugural session in office focused heavily on …

  • Nebraska State of the State: Tax Reform on the Horizon image

    Nebraska State of the State: Tax Reform on the Horizon

    Last year, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts (R.) received the American Legislative Exchange Council annual “Best of the Best” award for his bold, pro-growth oriented State of the …

  • Indiana State of the State Address image

    Indiana State of the State Address

    The Hoosier State has implemented commendable changes regarding tax and fiscal policy in the past several years, with strong leaders at the helm including Governor Eric Holcomb, and former Governors …

  • Williams Report: Holiday Recap image

    Williams Report: Holiday Recap

    Budget Connecticut: Official projects Connecticut budget deficit at $224 million  Kentucky:  Governor Matt Bevin is ordering most state agencies to cut their budgets by 1.3% to cover budget gap.

  • Erica York: Redskins Camp is a Bad Deal for RVA Taxpayers image

    Erica York: Redskins Camp is a Bad Deal for RVA Taxpayers

    As the Washington Redskins “broke training camp” at their state-of-the art facility, the city of Richmond is going broke paying for it all.This year marks the fifth season the football …

  • State of the State: Indiana image

    State of the State: Indiana

    Governor Holcomb should continue the legacy of his predecessors by ensuring a phase-in of the tax cuts, expanding educational choice, and minimizing intrusive regulations. But attempting to short-circuit organic jobs growth by redistributing tax dollars from the state’s venture capital slush fund strays from good government principles. Doling out favors to politically-connected businesses and attempting to centrally direct sector growth is not reflective of free enterprise. Indiana is well-positioned to benefit from previously enacted reforms. Now is the time to build on this progress rather than engage in transformative retrogression.

  • West Virginia: Governor Recognizes Problems, but Solutions Fall Short image

    West Virginia: Governor Recognizes Problems, but Solutions Fall Short

    If delivery and mannerisms accurately convey intentions, West Virginia Governor Justice possesses the best of them. However, his policy prescriptions generally fell short of practical solutions.