J.T. Young was Communications Director in Office of Management and Budget (2003-2004) and Deputy Assistant for Tax and Budget Policy at the Department of Treasury (2001-2003) in the Bush Administration's first term. Prior to joining the Administration, Mr. Young worked for 14 years on Capitol Hill in both the House and Senate, including being Deputy Chief of Staff for the Senate Finance Committee and Chief Economist for the Senate Republican Policy Committee. Mr. Young holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Cornell University. His Op-Eds have appeared nationally in such papers as The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Times, The Washington Post the San Francisco Chronicle, the Chicago Tribune, and many others and have been distributed by Hearst, Scripps-Howard, and Knight-Ridder.