Director, Governance, R Street Institute & Director of the Fiscal and Budget Policy Project
Jonathan Bydlak is the Director of the R Street Institute’s Governance Project and also Director of the Fiscal and Budget Policy Project, as well as a member of the Legislative Branch Capacity Working Group. He is the editor of LegBranch.org.
Previously, Jonathan was the founder and president of the Coalition to Reduce Spending, and headed the Institute for Spending Reform. He is the creator of SpendingTracker.org, a real time spending data site, which he will continue running at R Street.
Jonathan received his A.B. in economics with minors in finance and political economy from Princeton University. He subsequently worked in finance at Bridgewater Associates and oversaw Ron Paul’s 2008 Presidential fundraising operation.
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