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Jonathan Bydlak

Interim Director, Governance, R Street Institute & Director of the Fiscal and Budget Policy Project

Jonathan Bydlak is the Interim 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.

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, 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.