Library

Below you can find materials from all of the different issues we work on organized by type of content. Click on the column heading for a complete list within an individual content type.

Senate Energy Committee Approves Energy Policy Reform Bill

July 31, 2015

Senate Energy Committee Approves Energy Policy Reform Bill After a three-day markup, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved a broad energy policy reform bill on Thursday, July 30... Read More

Tax Extenders: Senate Finance Committee

July 24, 2015

Tax Extenders: Senate Finance Committee On Tuesday July 21, the Senate Finance Committee approved a $95 billion package of more than 50 tax extenders, which are generally narrow... Read More

Letter: How to Vote for Taxpayers on NDAA Amendments

May 15, 2015

Letter: How to Vote for Taxpayers on NDAA Amendments On Thursday, as the House of Representatives debated the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), H.R. 1735, members offered a number of... Read More

Biofuels Resource Page

June 23, 2015

Biofuels Resource Page The resource page for TCS' research on Biofuels.... Read More

2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Subsidies for Biofuels Crops

June 18, 2015

2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Subsidies for Biofuels Crops Taxpayers are increasingly subsidizing the entire supply chain of bioenergy production. Numerous federal farm bill programs subsidize the... Read More

Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014: Commentary and Analysis

May 19, 2014

Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014: Commentary and Analysis The Conference report on H.R. 3080 is a missed opportunity to reform management of our nation’s infrastructure in a fiscally responsible... Read More

Shallow Loss Program Update

February 25, 2014

Shallow Loss Program Update On Feb. 7, the President signed a new trillion dollar farm bill, H.R. 2642, into law. TCS criticized the bill for a litany of reasons including but not limited to the fact that Congress finally repealed the outdated and wasteful direct payment program but then squandered the majority of the potential savings on three new “shallow loss” programs that will likely cost taxpayers more in the long run. ... Read More

A Century of Subsidies for the Oil & Gas Industry

April 18, 2014

A Century of Subsidies for the Oil & Gas Industry The oil and gas industry has been getting subsidies for almost a century. We can't afford special treatment for profitable companies. The time has come to end taxpayer subsidies for the industry.... Read More

Loan Guarantee Program 101

October 16, 2012

Loan Guarantee Program 101 A basic primer on the Department of Energy (DOE) Loan Guarantee Program and answers general questions on the history, administration, and overall effect of the program.... Read More

Federal Coal Program Resource Page

July 28, 2015

Federal Coal Program Resource Page The resource page for TCS' research on the federal coal program.... Read More

Agricultural Conservation: A Farmer’s Risk Management Tool

July 28, 2015

Agricultural Conservation: A Farmer’s Risk Management Tool Agricultural producers mitigate risks of doing business in various ways by utilizing private sector risk management options and enrolling in... Read More

Weekly Wastebasket

Our weekly reality-check for federal spending. View All

July 31, 2015

Senate DRIVEs in the Wrong Direction

Yesterday, Congress passed the 33rd short-term extension of the federal government’s transportation program... Read More

20th Anniversary Celebration