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Topic - Jonathan Williams
A criminal investigation is underway into the death of an Arizona state prison inmate following a confrontation with another inmate in an outdoor recreation area.
States say they've been kept afloat during the economic downturn by critical federal aid, but, with stimulus money set to run out soon, a report from conservative economists argues that another infusion would postpone, and could worsen, states' eventual reckoning with troubled budgets.
In other instances, Mr. Williams said, states have imposed new taxes on doctors or patients at hospitals to qualify for more health care funding.
Jonathan Williams, director of the tax and fiscal policy task force at the American Legislative Exchange Council, said continued federal aid will only feed "the do-something disease in Washington," where the federal government sees a problem and decides taxpayer money can help.