Selling Snake Oil to the States: The American Legislative Exchange Council’s Flawed Prescriptions for Prosperity

November 2012
By Good Jobs First

By Peter Fisher of the Iowa Policy Project with Greg LeRoy and Philip Mattera

An analysis of the 15-point ALEC-Laffer State Competitiveness Index finds that it does not predict a stronger state economy. Indeed, those states ALEC rates best have done the worst since ALEC first began issuing