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Scott Mackey

Scott Mackey
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Scott helps clients design and implement successful strategies in state capitols, especially around tax policy and wireless communications. KSE clients benefit from Scott’s practical experience, strong relationships with state legislators from around the country, and a deep policy background in running effective multi-state government relations campaigns.

He is a national expert in state tax policy, testifying before Congress and state legislatures for clients nationwide and helping them forge consensus on complex questions.

Mackey is the former Chief Economist at the National Conference of State Legislatures. He spent 10 years working with legislative leaders on critical state issues like the taxation of electronic commerce and telecommunications tax reform. He has testified before legislative committees in 17 states and has been quoted extensively in major media outlets like CNN, the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and USA Today.

Prior to joining NCSL, Scott was legislative assistant to US Senator James Jeffords (VT), where he handled environmental issues and dairy policy.

Scott has a B.A. in economics and environmental studies from Middlebury College and his MBA from University of Colorado.