Newspaper Articles – Jonathan Williams

States Need to Prepare for Likely Cuts in Federal Funding

Endless gridlock and an exploding national debt have become the new normal in Washington, DC.

Utah Best, Vermont Worst in Rich States, Poor States Report

For the sixth consecutive year, Utah's economic outlook earned the top ranking in America, according to "Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer Economic Competitiveness Index." 

Rich States, Poor States Documents Benefits of Low Taxes

Almost four years after the Great Recession of 2008, we’re left wondering what could spur an economic recovery. The outlook is bleak.

Priority-Based Budgeting Offered as Fundamental Reform

The American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) new State Budget Reform Toolkit advances a set of budget reform and procurement best practices, called priority-based budgeting, to guide state po

Kansas Cigarette Tax Proposal Ignores Economic Realities

Politicians continue to take aim at “Big Tobacco” in the search for additional tax revenues, as Kansas Gov.

Gasoline Tax Hikes, Misappropriation Trouble Voters

Over the past century, Americans have witnessed a marked increase in mobility through safe and reliable roadways.

Professorial 'Elite' Blind to Problems in Gas Tax Proposal

The rise in world fuel prices since 2005 has made many motorists uneasy about proposals to increase gasoline taxes.