Mario Loyola

Senior Fellow, Texas Public Policy Foundation

Mario Loyola is a Senior Fellow at the Texas Public Policy Foundation. Mr. Loyola joined the Foundation in July 2010 as founding director of the Center for Tenth Amendment Studies, focusing on federalism and constitutional issues, particularly energy and environment, healthcare, and federal-state fiscal and regulatory programs. He began his career in corporate law. Since 2003, he has focused on public policy, dividing his time between government service and research and writing at prominent policy institutes. He served in the Pentagon as a special assistant to the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, and on Capitol Hill as counsel for foreign and defense affairs to the U.S. Senate Republican Policy Committee. Mr. Loyola is a regular contributor to National Review and National Public Radio, and has written extensively for national and international publications, including op-eds in The Wall Street Journal. Together with Prof. Richard A. Epstein, Mr. Loyola wrote three amicus briefs for the U.S. Supreme Court in the Obamacare case, NFIB v. Sebelius. He has written numerous articles on federalism, and is the author, together with Prof. Richard A. Epstein, of "Saving Federalism," in the summer issue of National Affairs.

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Publications and Multimedia
Cooperation or Coercion on Climate: Is the EPA Trying to Deputize the States? - Podcast
Federalism & Separation of Powers Practice Group Podcast
August 04, 2014