Anthony Jones

Anthony Jones is a policy scholar at the Foundation. In this role, he conducts research on public policy issues; assists the Foundation in academic publication; educates lawmakers and members of the public on Foundation research; and provides formal testimony to local, state, and federal entities. Prior to this position, Jones completed internships at both the Heritage Foundation and the Texas Public Policy Foundation.

Born and raised in Fairfax, Virginia, Jones graduated from Wyoming Catholic College with a B.A. in liberal arts. He has a passion for pro-life activism, theology, and mountain biking.

Criminal Justice

It’s time to set the formerly incarcerated free from burdensome driver’s license regulations

Thanks to legislation recently passed in Mississippi, the formerly incarcerated may soon have more opportunity to meaningfully re-integrate into society. House Bill 971 extends the current renewal period for expired driver’s licenses from 18 months to five years. After that point, an individual would need to repeat the lengthy process of taking a driving examination....

June 6, 2022