ALEC http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Conservative Group Predicts Strong Economic Growth For Wyoming http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/conservative-group-predicts-strong-economic-growth-wyoming <p>Wyoming is one of the easiest places in the country to make money. That’s according to a report by the American Legislative Exchange Council, a conservative advocacy nonprofit.</p><p>The report ranks states based on things like labor and tax policies. Report author Jonathan Williams says those factors can help predict job creation and other forms of economic growth.</p><p>“We find that … states that value competitiveness, lower taxes, and reasonable regulations are the states that are growing today,” Williams said.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:54:51 +0000 Willow Belden 56848 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Conservative Group Predicts Strong Economic Growth For Wyoming ALEC gives Wyoming high marks http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/alec-gives-wyoming-high-marks <p>The American Legislative Exchange Council or ALEC has given Wyoming high marks for its economic policies.&nbsp; The state was ranked number one for its economic performance over the last ten years,and ALEC ranks Wyoming as having the forth best economic outlook.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>The group&rsquo;s Jonathon Williams says some of the reason for this is obviously due to Wyoming&rsquo;s energy industry.&nbsp; But he credits the state for having the initiative to utilize itsresourceseffectively.</p> Wed, 25 Apr 2012 23:18:21 +0000 Bob Beck 23126 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org ALEC gives Wyoming high marks