Austill Stuart is the director of privatization and government reform at Reason Foundation.
Prior to joining Reason, Stuart worked in a variety of settings, including at non-profits, on Capitol Hill, and in fundraising. Before moving to the D.C. area in early 2009, he worked for five years in the financial services industry.
Stuart earned his B.S. in economics from Auburn University and M.A. in economics at George Mason University.
With EMS takeover attempts, California’s fire departments seek more taxpayer funding to do less
Municipal fire departments are seeking to control EMS so they can draw more federal money and strongarm private ambulance contractors into accepting less money for the same work.
Innovators in Action: James Small, public safety director of Palmyra, Wisconsin
In the time Small has served in this role, the property crime rate has plummeted by 88% to just over five property crimes per 1,000 residents.
Privatization and Government Reform News: Impact of occupational licensing, ESG investing, and more
Plus: Outsourcing sewer and water operations, nuclear power for the Air Force, and more.
Privatization and Government Reform News: Expensive ambulances, Jackson’s water crisis, FDA reform, and more
Plus: Promising results for a jail diversion program, why Congress should ignore the NCAA, and more.
Jackson’s boil advisory lifted, now must address long-term water problems
Jackson's water, sewer, and stormwater system need an estimated $2 billion to get them working again.
Privatization and Government Reform News: Rethinking K-12 transportation, water needs, and more
Plus: Paying for highways and bridges, housing costs and regulations, and more.
Western states facing water cuts should look at Arizona’s recent water legislation
Arizona's lawmakers recognized the need to find creative ways to overcome water problems that will likely intensify.
Privatization and Government Reform News: Trends in aviation, Arizona water P3s, and more
Plus: Michigan budget issues, government failures in Flint, and more.
How to maximize Arizona’s water investment
Arizona has set aside millions for water conservation and augmentation projects, but the state needs private partners to deliver this needed infrastructure.