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Bob Williams

Bob Williams is President of State Budget Solutions, a non-partisan organization advocating for fundamental reform and REAL solutions to the state budget crises.

Bob is a former state legislator, gubernatorial candidate an auditor with the U.S. General Accountability Office (GAO). Bob is a national expert in fiscal and tax policies, election reform and disaster preparedness. Because of his unique experience and expertise, Bob is a frequent guest on talk radio and at public forums. His commentary on state budget solutions appears frequently in newspapers, journals and online publications.

Bob Williams is the Founder and Senior Fellow of the Freedom Foundation, a public policy organization in Olympia, Washington, dedicated to the advancement of individual liberty. He received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Pennsylvania State University. Bob worked as a GAO auditor of the Pentagon and Post Office before moving to Washington state where he served five terms in the Washington state legislature and was the 1988 Republican nominee for governor. He is a former certified public accountant. Currently Bob is the private sector chair of the ALEC Tax & Fiscal Policy Task Force.

The Williams Report, a weekly compilation of state budget, collective bargaining and state pension news, can be found here.

Bob Williams may be contacted at  bobwilliams@statebudgetsolutions.org

 

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    Williams Report - July 21, 2014

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | July 21, 2014

    The Williams Report is BACK after a one week hiatus. Be honest, you missed it! Join us on Twitter today by following @StateBudgets and tweeting with the hashtag #SBSBob. 

  • Headlines: ILLINOIS, MARYLAND, MINNESOTA, NEW HAMPSHIRE , NORTH CAROLINA

    Williams Report - July 7, 2014

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | July 7, 2014

    We hope you had a great Independence Day weekend! Join us on Twitter today by following @StateBudgets and tweeting with the hashtag #SBSBob.

  • Headlines: ILLINOIS, INDIANA, MAINE , MASSACHUSETTS , MICHIGAN, NEW JERSEY, NORTH CAROLINA , OKLAHOMA

    Special Edition Williams Report July 2, 2014

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | July 2, 2014

    Welcome to a special edition of the Williams Report! There has been a lot of news this week: an important U.S.Supreme Court decision on unions and the end of the fiscal year in many states have been in the headlines. Join us on Twitter today by following @StateBudgets and tweeting with the hashtag #SBSBob.

  • Headlines: CALIFORNIA, INDIANA, MICHIGAN, NEW JERSEY, NORTH CAROLINA , PENNSYLVANIA, WASHINGTON, LOUISIANA, MONTANA, VIRGINIA

    Williams Report - June 23, 2014

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | June 23, 2014

    The latest news from State Budget Solutions, including commentary from Bob Williams. Tweet #SBSBob to talk about state budget and pension headlines throughout the nation.

  • Headlines: CALIFORNIA, IDAHO, KENTUCKY, MICHIGAN, MISSISSIPPI, NORTH CAROLINA , PENNSYLVANIA, TEXAS, VIRGINIA, WASHINGTON

    Williams Report - June 19, 2014

    by Bob Williams | June 19, 2014

    Welcome to the NEW Williams Report! Take a look at the top headlines from this week, provided by State Budget Solutions. And don't forget to tweet with Bob's signature-- #SBSBob!


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