State Policy Network

Michael Lucci
Visiting Economic Policy Fellow

Michael is a visiting economic policy fellow for the State Policy Network. Michael’s policy expertise helps educate state-based think tanks and policymakers on economic and tax reforms that will benefit American families, small businesses, and communities and improve state governments long-term financial health. He previously served as the deputy chief for policy to Illinois governor Bruce Rauner and vice president of State Projects for the Tax Foundation.

Recent Commentary


Georgia Leaders Sweeten Tax Deal with More Tax Cuts
Michael Lucci at National Review | December 19, 2023

Nebraska Leads the Great Plains Tax Sweep
Michael Lucci in National Review | July 20, 2023

Mississippi’s New Tax Model Can Work for America
Michael Lucci in National Review | May 19, 2023

Strong Revenue and Fiscal Federalism Are Driving a State-Based Tax Revolution
Michael Lucci in National Review | March 14, 2023

States Are Showing Washington How to Relieve Inflation
Michael Lucci in The American Spectator | September 22, 2022

America Needs a Great Decentralization
Micael Lucci in National Review | November 26, 2021

How the States Can Fight the Federal Incentives Encouraging Joblessness
Michael Lucci in National Review| June 15, 2021

Biden’s Magical Money Tree
Michael Lucci in National Review| March 4, 2021