Rachel Bovard

Senior Director of Policy

Conservative Partnership Institute

Rachel Bovard

Senior Director of Policy

Conservative Partnership Institute

Rachel Bovard has over a decade of experience fighting for conservative policies in Washington. Beginning in 2006, she served in both the House and Senate in various roles including as legislative director for Senator Rand Paul.

Rachel went on to serve as policy director for the Senate Steering Committee under the successive chairmanships of Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) and Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), where she advised Committee members on strategy related to floor procedure and policy matters. In the House, she worked as senior legislative assistant to Congressman Donald Manzullo (R-IL), and Congressman Ted Poe (R-TX). She also served as director of policy services for The Heritage Foundation and is Senior Advisor to the Internet Accountability Project.

Born and raised in Dansville, NY, she received her bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude from Grove City College in 2006. She also holds a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Political Management at George Washington University.

Contributions

Leave a Decent Comment: Section 230 & the Fight for the Future of the Internet

April 22, 2021

In this short film, Former Representative Chris Cox, Senator Ted Cruz, Ashkhen Kazaryan, Rachel Bovard, and Jeff Kosseff explain the history and current issues around Section 230.

Watch this video

Why the DOJ Has a Strong Case Against Google

Rachel Bovard

November 18, 2020

Governing the Internet: Rather than building a case which attempts to satisfy a broad variety of grievances, the DOJ has designed its complaint against Google with one goal in mind: to win.

Read this article

The FCC Should Address Distortions of Section 230

Rachel Bovard

September 22, 2020

Governing the Internet: The current application of Section 230 has reversed its intended effect, prioritizing the speech rights of platforms over and above those of their users—and at a scale that distorts the information access, free thought, and market access for billions.

Read this article