MARTIN L. ALLDAY is a member of the law firm Scott, Douglass & McConnico, L.L.P. in Austin and Dallas, Texas which specializes in oil, gas, and mineral law. During the Bush administration Mr. Allday was initially solicitor at the Department of the Interior. Then he served for three and one-half years as chairman of the Federal Energy Regulator Commission. During his tenure the transportation of gas was restructured to permit competition to be the great regulator of the industry (FREC Order No. 636).
ANTONIO C. AMADOR is the U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of California. During the Bush administration he was a member of the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board, serving also as its vice chairman. He has served in various state and federal posts, including as a member of the California Public Employment Relations Board, as director of the California Youth Authority, and as a police officer for the Los Angeles Police Department.
RICHARD BENEDETTO is national political correspondent and Columnist for USA Today. He was a USA Today White House correspondent for the four years of the George Bush presidency. A native of Utica, New York, Benedetto has spent the past thirty-one years as a newspaper reporter covering local, state, and federal government and politics.
EDWARD D. BERKOWITZ is a professor of history and public policy at George Washington University and one of the nation’s foremost authorities on the history of the Social Security program. His most recent books include To Improve Human