Meet the Grandfather of the Fiscal Cliff: He Works for ALEC
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Meanwhile, Carl Davis expects Laffer to play at least a supporting role in North Carolina, where Republicans wrested control of the governor’s mansion away from Democrats this year. Laffer and Steven Moore teamed up with the Civitas Institute, a prominent conservative think tank in North Carolina, to publish Taxes Really Matter: Look at the States, an analysis of state income taxes. The study took particular aim at ITEP, and pushes many of the ideas that have become synonymous with Laffer’s state policy activism.
Now, armed with a supermajority, North Carolina Republicans have little blocking their way to implementing a full-on supply side agenda.