The newest edition of Rich States, Poor States tells the story of the free-market ideals that build prosperous states after COVID-19 and beyond, and outlines the policy priorities that helped states stay ahead in 2020. Join report coauthor and ALEC Chief Economist Jonathan Williams and Senior Director of the ALEC Center for State Fiscal Reform Lee Schalk for a discussion on the winners and losers of the 14th Edition, and the policy priorities that can help.
Rich States, Poor States 14th Edition: http://www.richstatespoorstates.org/
“New Census Report: Americans Continue to Vote with Their Feet in Favor of Economic Opportunity”, by Jonathan Williams: https://www.alec.org/article/new-census-report-americans-continue-to-vote-with-their-feet-in-favor-of-economic-opportunity/
“A Discussion with Tennessee Leaders: Hall Tax Repeal, Right-to-Work and Economic Growth” by Lee Schalk: https://www.alec.org/article/a-discussion-with-tennessee-leaders-hall-tax-repeal-right-to-work-and-economic-growth/
“The Heartland Property-Tax Rebellion”, by Jonathan Williams and Dave Trabert: https://www.nationalreview.com/2021/04/the-heartland-property-tax-rebellion/
“Truth-in-Taxation Laws Are Gold Standard of Property Tax Reform”, by Jonathan Williams, Lee Schalk, and John Hendrickson: https://www.dailysignal.com/2021/04/29/truth-in-taxation-laws-are-gold-standard-of-property-tax-reform/