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  1. State of the State: Minnesota

    January 31, 2017
    Governor Mark Dayton delivered one of his final State of the State addresses in St. Paul. The headlines focused on the frightening moment when the governor fainted, but otherwise…
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  2. State of the Commonwealth: Virginia

    January 17, 2017
    While not facing problems of the same magnitude as states like New York or Connecticut, the Old Dominion certainly faces some challenges. In four short years, Virginia has slipped from…
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  3. State of the State: Kansas

    January 12, 2017
    Kansas Governor Sam Brownback boasted Kansas is the “envy of the world” and “the state of our state is indeed strong.”  Despite the struggles in certain sectors of the economy-notably…
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  4. Cornhuskers Need Not Fear Tax Reform

    August 23, 2016
    Earlier this month opponents of tax reform released a 13-page publication cautioning Nebraska against following in the footsteps of its southern neighbor, Kansas. While the report does accurately note…
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    Rich States, Poor States 16th Edition

    The 16th edition of Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index is the latest in our annual series examining each state’s competitiveness and economic outlook. Used by lawmakers across the…
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