October 16, 2011
Personal Contributions Stoke Policy Change
John D. Arnold, a 37-year-old billionaire hedge-fund manager, and his wife, Laura, a lawyer, have chosen to support causes that sometimes can’t be advanced fully without legislative action.
That’s why their $670-million Houston fund, the Laura and John Arnold Foundation, is paying for a mix of research and efforts to educate the public and policy makers about key issues affecting the criminal-justice, education, and pension systems.
The Arnolds also say they plan