Challenges of Leadership

Collage of imagesCollage of imagesState Legislatures Magazine talked with three experts about the economic challenges facing the states.

  • Alison Acosta Fraser. Director of the Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation. Before joining the Heritage Foundation in 2003, Fraser was deputy director of the Oklahoma Office of State Finance and a budget manager for Orange County, Calif.
  • John Hofmeister. CEO of Shell Oil from 2005 to 2008. He is the founder and chief executive of Citizens for Affordable Energy. 
  • Marcia Howard. Executive director of the Federal Funds Information for States.

You can learn more about legislative leadership at the NCSL Leaders' Center and see the full agenda from NCSL's February leaders' meeting at the links below.

Alison Acosta Fraser

Alison Acosta Fraser, director, Thomas A. Roe Institute for Economic Policy Studies at the Heritage Foundation

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John Hofmeister

John Hofmeister, founder and chief executive of Citizens for Affordable Energy

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Marcia Howard

Marcia Howard, executive director, Federal Funds Information for States

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