Krugman: Wrong on Taxes, Wrong on Kansas

New York Times columnist Paul Krugman recently used his weekly column to take aim at pro-growth tax reform and the Rich States, Poor States ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index. Krugman pulled no punches while dismissing the pro-growth impact of tax reform—Kansas’ recent tax reform specifically—seeing fit to call those he … »

Will Texas’s ‘Impossible’ $10K Degree Lead the Nation?

By Thomas K. Lindsay, Texas Public Policy Foundation In Rick Perry’s 2011 state of the state address, Perry challenged Texas’s public universities to craft four-year degrees costing no more than $10,000 in tuition, fees, and books, and to achieve the necessary cost reductions by teaching students online and awarding degrees … »

Margin Tax is the Epitome of Bad Tax Policy

With most legislative sessions for 2014 adjourned, many states are now looking forward to November. Other than elections, various ballot initiatives will be voted on later this year. Perhaps the most economically damaging proposal comes from the state of Nevada, where voters will decide whether or not to impose a … »

Michigan vs. Minnesota Radio Interview

Tony Conley of the Tony Conley Show in Lansing, Michigan featured Jonathan Williams of the ALEC Tax and Fiscal Policy Task Force on his show to talk about a Michigan Future Inc. report and why bigger government and more taxes are not better for the state of Michigan. Last week, … »