Taylor Smith

Policy Analyst, The Heartland Institute

Taylor Smith is a policy analyst for the Government Relations Department at The Heartland Institute. His responsibilities include interacting with elected officials and staff on energy and environment issues; tracking new legislation; and drafting responses to emerging issues via talking points, news releases, and op-ed pieces, with the goal of informing legislators about free-market ideas.

He is a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council’s Energy, Environment, and Agriculture Task Force. And his work has appeared in several publications, including the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun-Times, Boston Globe, Denver Post, Washington Examiner, Washington Times, and elsewhere.