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Jonathan Williams: Census Figures Prove What We've Been Saying

January 14, 2011

The 2010 Census figures show that states with the fastest population growth and best economic performance are those with low taxes, no personal income taxes, right-to-work laws, and other policies that lay a light hand on businesses and individuals.

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The 2010 Census figures show that states with the fastest population growth and best economic performance are those with low taxes, no personal income taxes, right-to-work laws, and other policies that lay a light hand on businesses and individuals. The laggard states are those with high taxes and a heavy regulatory hand. Economist Jonathan Williams of the American Legislative Exchange Council explains.

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Steve Stanek (sstanek@heartland.org) is a research fellow at The Heartland Institute.
sstanek@heartland.org