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Josh Sewell

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josh@taxpayer.net 202-546-8500

Joshua Sewell, a fifth-generation Missouri native, manages research and outreach on TCS efforts to reform federal agriculture programs, the Army Corps of Engineers, and general government transparency.

Joshua Sewell, a fifth-generation Missouri native, manages research and outreach on TCS efforts to reform federal agriculture programs, the Army Corps of Engineers, and general government transparency. Prior to joining TCS in 2007, Joshua spent the 2006 election cycle in southwest Montana, serving as the Membership Director and Assistant Site -Manager at Project Vote Smart, a national non-partisan, nonprofit voter education organization.

Joshua received a B.A. in History, with honors, and a B.A. in Political Science from the University of Missouri. He is also a policy advisor for The Heartland Institute.

Recent Articles and Publications

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February 19, 2021
By Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell
Over the past few years, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has set a terrible precedent by greatly expanding its use of the Agriculture Secretary’s discretionary spending authority under the Commodity Credit Corporation Charter Act.
September 8, 2016
By Daren Bakst, Josh Sewell
Federal farm programs and subsidies harm farmers, consumers, and taxpayers.

2018 By the Numbers

See what sets Heartland apart:
82% of state elected officials read Heartland publications
78%
of state elected officials read one or more Heartland newspapers "sometimes" or "always."
45% of elected officials say Heartland led to a change in policy
45%
of state elected officials say a Heartland publication influenced their opinions or led to a change in public policy.
3.2 Million
the number of times Heartland's six podcasts were downloaded in 2018
184 issues
of weekly e-newsletters sent to subscribers across the country
158 events
that Heartland hosted, attended, or spoke at, reaching over 34,000 guests in 2018.
100,000 fans
on Facebook posting and reposting over 1 million times a week