Justin Bogie

Senior Director of Fiscal Policy

Justin Bogie

Senior Director of Fiscal Policy

Justin Bogie joined the API team in March of 2020. A native of Wetumpka, Alabama, he holds a bachelor’s degree from Auburn University in political science and a master’s degree in public administration from Auburn University Montgomery.

Justin has more than a decade of federal and state policy experience. He joins API from The Heritage Foundation where he spent over four years as Senior Policy Analyst in Fiscal Affairs. In that capacity, he helped to develop and implement federal spending and budget reforms.

In 2016, Justin served as budget policy advisor to the Trump presidential campaign and was also appointed as a member of the Presidential Transition Team for the Office of Management and Budget. Prior to his work at Heritage, he spent four years working as a policy advisor for the majority staff of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Budget under Chairmen Paul Ryan (WI) and Tom Price (GA).

Justin also has state fiscal policy experience, working for the Alabama Legislative Fiscal Office (now part of the Legislative Services Agency) from 2008-2011.

Publications by Justin Bogie

Debt and Shiny New Buildings Will Not Improve Education in Alabama

In the waning days of the abbreviated 2020 Regular Session, the Alabama State Legislature approved a $1.25 billion school bond issuance. The money would be used for capital improvement projects, i.e. construction, at K-12 public schools, colleges, and universities. The bill received nearly unanimous support, with just five House members voting no. While the fate […]