SENATOR Todd Young and a number of House members from both parties are introducing a $110B federal government tech bill.
On April 22, the Indiana Republican reintroduced the Endless Frontier Act, which would authorize billions to fund a new Technology and Innovation Directorate at the National Science Foundation.
Who is Todd Young?
The 49-year-old Lancaster Pennsylvania native is currently the Republican US Senator of Indiana.
Young previously served as a state Senator for Indiana's 9th congressional district from 2011-2016.
Since being elected as US senator, Young has been a primary sponsor on 7 bills that turn into laws, including:
- National FFA Organization's Federal Charter Amendments Act
- Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management Improvement Act of 2018
- Good Accounting Obligation in Government Act
- The National Floor Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018
- Social Impact Partnerships to Pay for Results Act
- Program Management Improvement and Accountability Act of 2015
Young was previously in the House and served on the House Armed Services Committee, the House Budget Committee and most recently served on the House Ways and Means Committee.
What is Todd Young's net worth?
According to Wallmine, as of August 2020, Young's net worth estimates almost $2.5million dollars.
His multimillion dollar net worth comes mostly from his $2.2million income from being Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President at Elanco Animal Health Inc. a global animal health organization dedicated to improving the health of animals.
In the stock market, Young holds over 7,000 units of Elanco Animal Health which is an estimated $155,000.
What did Todd Young do before becoming a politician?
Before serving in office, he started out delivering newspapers and mowing lawns in his neighborhood growing up.
After high school, Young enlisted in the U.S. Navy and attended the United State Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland where he graduated with honors in 1995 before getting his MBA at the University of Chicago.
After over a decade of military service, Young was honorably discharged and spent some time in England before returning home and starting his career in politics serving as a legislative assistant in the U.S. Senate.
In 2006, Young got his J.D degree from Indiana University where he served as the President for the school's Federalist Society.
Is Todd Young married?
During his time at Indiana University, Young met Jennifer Tucker, now Jennifer Young, and the two wed in 2005 and have been married for the past 13 years.
Since being married, the two have had four children together, Annalise, Abigail, Ava, and Tucker.
The family currently resides in Bloomington, Indiana.
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