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Articles by: Jonathan Williams

Happy Fiscal New Year!

For most states, June 30, marks the end of the current fiscal year. For those states, budget leaders have been...

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Medicaid Expansion Leaves Taxpayers on the Hook for Growing Costs

Medicaid was established in 1965 as part of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s Great Society agenda, which expanded sweeping federal welfare...

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A Tale of Two States

“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… The famous opening of Charles Dickens’ A Tale...

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Impact of the Proposed Global Corporate Tax

ALEC Executive Vice President of Policy and Chief Economist Jonathan Williams has an American Radio Journal commentary on the impact...

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'Magic Moment' for Education Freedom

We are witnessing a magic moment for education freedom across the United States — really a complete reimagining of K-12...

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Why Pennsylvania Finished 35th in Rich States, Poor States

Jonathan Williams, ALEC Executive Vice President of Policy and Chief Economist, spoke with Lowman Henry of the Lincoln Radio Journal...

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Our Day of Economic Reckoning

The pandemic and the response to the pandemic have left the global economy in a precarious position. The consistency of...

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The Wealth Tax and Income Redistribution Folly

The concept of taxing wealth is gaining ground especially since Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Sen. Bernie Sanders first proposed the...

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