J. Scott Moody is CEO of The Maine Heritage Policy Center. He has more than 13 years of experience as a public policy economist, including six years as chief economist for MHPC and stints at The Heritage Foundation and the Tax Foundation. He is the author, co-author and editor of over 140 studies and books and has testified twice before the House Ways and Means Committee of the U.S. Congress, as well as before various state legislatures. Contact him at jsmoody@mainepolicy.org.