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Insight to Action: Rich States Poor States-Webinar

September 09, 2014

Have you ever wondered why your state’s economy has been failing? Or on the other hand, why your region has been a hub for economic growth and prosperity? On Thursday, September 11, you will have these questions answered by ALEC’s Director of the Center for State Fiscal Reform and the Tax and Fiscal Policy Task [...]

Kill the Death Tax

September 03, 2014 J

The death tax, also known as the estate tax, is a tax on a person’s assets at death. Family-owned farms and businesses are most vulnerable to the death tax. When one generation wishes to pass family business assets down to the next generation, the death tax can threaten the continued viability of the business’ operations. [...]

No Empty Promises

December 10, 2013

The new budget agreement in Congress is another trillion-dollar backdoor deal that will increase government spending. If passed, this new increase will break Congress’ prior promise to cap spending at $967 billion, which was in the bipartisan supported Budget Control Act, or BCA. Government spending is out of control. The risky fiscal policies of our [...]

Want An Exemption From ObamaCare?

September 13, 2013 J

President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the Affordable Care act, has proven to be anything but. As costs rise and problems associated with the law come to the forefront, more and more of the well-connected and elites have taken measures to excuse themselves from the burdens. Obama claimed, “If you like your plan, you can [...]