Would a Flat Tax Benefit Missouri?

  Rep. Donna Lichtenegger (MO) talks to Travis Brown at the 2015 ALEC Conference in San Diego about trying to implement a flat-tax in Missouri, and How Money Walks to states like Texas and Tennessee where there is no state income tax. But how can a state survive...

How The Heritage Foundation helps state legislators

Joel Griffith of The Heritage Foundation talks with Travis Brown at the 2015 ALEC Conference in San Diego about how he helps co-author Stephen Moore provide legislators with fiscal conservative policy to implement at the state...

The story of Oklahoma is really the story of Wealth of States

  Jonathan Small with the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs talks to Travis Brown at the American Legislative Exchange Council on why the story of Oklahoma is really the story of Wealth of States. When you go back to 2000, Oklahoma was a poor state with...

The Importance of Rich States, Poor States

  “The big story this year is the bipartisan embrace of state tax cuts,” said Jonathan Williams, Vice President of the ALEC Center for State Fiscal Reform and co-author of Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index. “States are...

Live free or . . . move to another state?

  Travis Brown talks to Rep. Kenneth Weyler (NH) at the 2015 ALEC Conference in San Diego. Weyler is a 20 year member of ALEC where he comes to learn about fiscal policy from leaders like Jonathan Williams with Rich States, Poor States that he can take back to...

What’s Right with Kansas Gov. Brownback’s Tax Cuts

Dave Trabert (Kansas Policy Institute) talks with Travis Brown at the 2015 ALEC Conference in San Diego about what is really going on with the Kansas tax cuts. The stories that most legislators and media hear out of Kansas are simply not true. Self-employments taxes...