Tyler joined Issue One in 2016 to work on policy and legislative affairs. He has had experience with money in politics for nearly a decade, and from both sides, first as a campaign fundraiser and later as a reform advocate. Tyler has a B.A. in Political Science from Hiram College in Ohio and a J.D. from the George Washington University Law School. While in law school, he served as a legal intern for several organizations working on money-in-politics reform and government ethics, including the U.S. Office of Government Ethics, the Campaign Legal Center, and Common Cause and was an Assistant Director of the GW Political Law Studies Initiative. Prior to joining Issue One, Tyler completed a postgraduate fellowship at Third Way, a centrist think tank, where he worked on an array of social policy issues. Originally from Massachusetts, he grew up on a small family farm and has been known to have strong opinions on fresh produce and New England sports teams.

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Issue One’s new joint report with the R Street Institute examines the legislative branch’s dysfunction through conversations with members who have voluntarily departed in the 2018 cycle. Read the full report and proposed solutions in “Why We Left Congress: How the Legislative Branch is Broken and What We Can Do About Ithere.