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Bob Williams

Bob Williams is President of State Budget Solutions. He is a former state legislator, gubernatorial candidate an auditor with the U.S. Government 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 private sector chair of the ALEC Tax & Fiscal Policy Task Force.

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  • Headlines: ILLINOIS, CALIFORNIA, KENTUCKY, MASSACHUSETTS , MICHIGAN, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, MISSOURI, MARYLAND, PENNSYLVANIA, OKLAHOMA, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEST VIRGINIA

    Williams Report - June 16, 2016

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | June 16, 2016

    A rare win for NJ taxpayers; MD pays more than $320M in pension fund management fees -- for a 0.12% return; More headlines...

  • Headlines: CALIFORNIA, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, MICHIGAN, OHIO, OKLAHOMA, PENNSYLVANIA, WYOMING, LOUISIANA, MASSACHUSETTS , NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK

    Williams Report - June 9, 2016

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | June 9, 2016

    Illinois Budget Battle Rages On; Dueling Visions of Pension Reform in the Garden State; More...

  • Headlines: ALASKA, CALIFORNIA, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, MASSACHUSETTS , OKLAHOMA, PENNSYLVANIA, SOUTH CAROLINA, WEST VIRGINIA, KENTUCKY, NEW JERSEY, WYOMING

    Williams Report - June 1, 2016

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | June 1, 2016

    Another Chicago Downgrade; Illinois Budget Storm Continues; More...

  • Headlines: ILLINOIS, KANSAS, MASSACHUSETTS , NEW JERSEY, NORTH CAROLINA , OKLAHOMA, PENNSYLVANIA, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, MICHIGAN

    Williams Report - May 25, 2016

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | May 25, 2016

    Pension Reform Wins Big in Arizona; Major Kudos to Senator Debbie Lasko!

  • Headlines: CALIFORNIA, CONNECTICUT, ILLINOIS, MASSACHUSETTS , NEW YORK, OKLAHOMA, PENNSYLVANIA, WEST VIRGINIA, MICHIGAN, ARIZONA, NEW JERSEY, NORTH CAROLINA , WISCONSIN

    Williams Report - May 18, 2016

    State Budget Solutions | by Bob Williams | May 18, 2016

    US state, local pensions funded at half levels of other countries...


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