IWF is excited to welcome Kristin Tate as a visiting fellow. Kristin is an author and a columnist who works on various issues but focuses primarily on government spending, federal waste, and taxation. We’re delighted that Kristin will be adding her talents to the IW team in the coming months. Welcome Kristin!

Meet Kristin below.

Kristin Tate writes a weekly column for The Hill Newspaper, focused on federal spending, and is the author of three books: The Liberal Invasion of Red State America, How Do I Tax Thee? and Government Gone Wild. She also provides communication strategy to political campaigns and has worked on statewide races in Texas. Kristin was formerly a Robert Novak Fellow at the Fund for American Studies; her fellowship research project examined the size and scope of the federal workforce. In 2021, she was named a Leader of Tomorrow by the St. Gallen Symposium in Switzerland, one of the world’s leading initiatives for dialogue between political and business leaders. Red Alert Politics and Newsmax Magazine each named Kristin one of the 30 most influential right-of-center leaders under the age of 30 in 2016 and 2017, respectively.