June 05, 2024
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  • Chairman Arrington Announces House Budget Committee Policy Director

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, House Budget Committee Chairman Jodey Arrington (R-TX) announced that Mike Franc has joined the Committee as it’s Policy Director. In this role, Franc will assist the Chairman and committee members as they work to “Reverse the Curse” and restore fiscal responsibility, economic freedom, and prosperity in America.

    Franc joins the leadership team with Staff Director Gary Andres and Deputy Staff Director Paige Decker.

    Chairman Arrington Welcomes New Policy Director:

    Chairman Arrington released the following statement announcing Franc’s joining the House Budget Committee as Policy Director:
    I’m excited to have Mike Franc join the House Budget Committee as our Policy Director. Mike has an extraordinary background and is well known for his efforts to champion free-market economic policies and fiscal responsibility. His leadership and counsel will be important to getting the People’s fiscal house in order and our country back on a path to prosperity.

    About Mike Franc:

    Mike is a longtime veteran of Washington, DC policymaking. He previously served as Chief Research Officer at the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity (FREOPP) where he advanced the policy agenda in areas including healthcare, K-12 education, higher-ed, housing, energy, welfare and economics. Franc also served as a research fellow at the Hoover Institution from 2015-2020.

    Prior to joining the Hoover Institution, Franc served as policy director and counsel for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy and as the Vice President of government relations for the Heritage Foundation from 1997-2013.

    He also served as communications director for former House Majority Leader Dick Armey (R-TX) and worked for the U.S. Department of Education and the Office of National Drug Control Policy. He has been quoted widely in the media, was a regular contributor to The National Review Online, and published in many publications such as the Financial Times.

    Franc has a Bachelor of Arts in History from Yale University and a Juris Doctor from Georgetown University. He has four adult children and lives in Washington, DC.