Selling Snake Oil to the States

SELLING SNAKE OIL TO THE STATES: The American Legislative Exchange Council's Flawed Prescriptions for Prosperity

by Peter Fisher with Greg LeRoy and Philip Mattera

November 2012

Published by Good Jobs First and the Iowa Policy Project.

The American Legislative Exchange Council’s Rich States Poor States studies have since 2007 urged states to cut taxes and suppress wages in order to create jobs and raise incomes. But the states ALEC rates best turn out to have actually done the worst.

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