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  • State of the State: Florida image

    State of the State: Florida

    Ceaseless efforts crafting pro-growth tax and fiscal policies have created a prosperous and competitive economic environment in the Sunshine State. Even brighter times lie ahead should lawmakers let economic resources …

  • State of the State: Mississippi image

    State of the State: Mississippi

    In his sixth State of the State address, Governor Phil Bryant reminded lawmakers their power is derived from the sovereign taxpayers–a subtle reference to the philosophy of John Locke. The address …

  • State of the State: Georgia image

    State of the State: Georgia

    Though much improved over five years ago, the current economic situation in Georgia is anything but peachy. In the annual State of the State Address, Governor Nathan Deal discussed his …

  • State of the Commonwealth: Virginia image

    State of the Commonwealth: Virginia

    While not facing problems of the same magnitude as states like New York or Connecticut, the Old Dominion certainly faces some challenges. In four short years, Virginia has slipped from …

  • State of the State: South Carolina image

    State of the State: South Carolina

    The Clemson Tigers’ historic win in Monday’s National Championship game may be at forefront of the minds of everyone in South Carolina, but the Palmetto State has much more of which …

  • State of the State: Arkansas image

    State of the State: Arkansas

    Amid frightful winter storms coating a large part of Arkansas and the South, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson delivered his State of the State address in Little …

  • For Economic Opportunity, the Redder the Better image

    For Economic Opportunity, the Redder the Better

    Many of America’s bluest states are deep in the red thanks to tried-and-failed progressive policies. The Illinois General Assembly can’t pass a long-term budget deal, leading to significant losses …

  • Speaker Ryan, Chairman Brady Propose Pro-Growth Tax Reform for Congress image

    Speaker Ryan, Chairman Brady Propose Pro-Growth Tax Reform for Congress

    Fundamental tax reform has eluded Congress since the Reagan administration, but that is not stopping some members from proposing sweeping relief for our overburdened economy. As part of his “A …

  • Gross Receipts Tax Threatens Job Growth and Economic Opportunity in Oregon image

    Gross Receipts Tax Threatens Job Growth and Economic Opportunity in Oregon

    Oregon families deserve economic policies that increases opportunity and rewards entrepreneurship.

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    Tax Reduction Fund

    Model Policy Section 1. {Title} This act shall be known as the {chosen state tax} Tax Reduction Fund Section 2. {Definition} (a)  The {chosen state tax} tax reduction fund is a special …

  • ALEC Principles of Taxation image

    ALEC Principles of Taxation

    The proper function of taxation is to raise money for core functions of government, not to direct the behavior of citizens or close budget gaps created by overspending. This is …

  •  Vote on Taxes Joint Resolution image

     Vote on Taxes Joint Resolution

    Summary Applying to the Congress of the United States pursuant to Article V of the United States Constitution to call a limited constitutional convention for proposing the Vote On …

  • Automatic Income Tax Rate Adjustment Act image

    Automatic Income Tax Rate Adjustment Act

    Summary The Automatic Income Tax Rate Adjustment Act provides for a reduction in the state income tax rate on residents, nonresidents, and corporations if year-over-year revenue from the income …

  • State of the States: An Analysis of the 2015 Governors’ Addresses image

    State of the States: An Analysis of the 2015 Governors’ Addresses

    Each year, governors across the nation give a state-of-the-state address to communicate to their constituents what they did—or did not—accomplish this year. State of the States is an in-depth study …

  • Use Tax Elimination Act image

    Use Tax Elimination Act

      Use Tax Elimination Act Summary The use tax was created as a “counter-part” to the sales tax, and designed to capture tax revenue from sales made outside the state.