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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.

Cotton And Dairy Want More Subsidies They Don’t Need

September 08, 2017

Cotton And Dairy Want More Subsidies They Don’t Need Despite the USDA projecting farm income increasing in 2017, agriculture lobbyists still demand more taxpayer cash.... Read More

Repeal of ONRR Valuation Rule Moves Forward

September 07, 2017

Repeal of ONRR Valuation Rule Moves Forward On August 30, a U.S. District Court found that the Department of the Interior (DOI) had violated the Administrative Procedures Act (APA)... Read More

Support Common Sense Reforms to Federally Subsidized Crop Insurance

September 19, 2017

Support Common Sense Reforms to Federally Subsidized Crop Insurance Taxpayers for Common Sense co-signed the following letter to the House and Senate urging members to support crop insurance reform. ... Read More

Taxpayer Groups Urge No Vote on Baldwin “Buy American” Amendment

September 14, 2017

Taxpayer Groups Urge No Vote on Baldwin “Buy American” Amendment Taxpayers for Common Sense and National Taxpayers Union sent the following letter to the Senate urging Members to reject an amendment to the 'National Defense Authorization Act' that would maintain protectionist provisions... Read More

Locked into Outdated, Ineffective Methane Rule: Taxpayers Will Lose

June 16, 2017

Locked into Outdated, Ineffective Methane Rule: Taxpayers Will Lose The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has postponed the date of when certain sections of its Methane Waste Rule will take effect, citing... Read More

Rural Energy for America Program

June 15, 2017

Rural Energy for America Program The Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) was created in the 2008 Farm Bill to provide federal grants and loans to renewable energy... Read More

Brief: Federal Coal Program Review

January 17, 2017

Brief: Federal Coal Program Review In January 2016, the Secretary of the Interior directed the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to conduct a broad, programmatic review of the... Read More

Wind and Solar Leasing Rule

October 01, 2016

Wind and Solar Leasing Rule The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is expected to release its Wind and Solar Leasing Rule in the next few weeks.[1] The rule would create a... Read More

Just the Facts About the 2014 Farm Bill Income Entitlements

June 02, 2017 > Updated: June 02, 2017

Just the Facts About the 2014 Farm Bill Income Entitlements Promises that the 2014 FARM BILL would produce savings for taxpayers are failing to bear fruit. This is because of exploding costs in the... Read More

Just the Facts: The Federal Crop Insurance Program

June 02, 2017 > Updated: June 02, 2017

Just the Facts: The Federal Crop Insurance Program Of the many federal subsidies for the agriculture sector, the federal crop insurance program is the most expensive. To help policymakers... Read More

Crop Insurance and Private Sector Delivery

December 14, 2016

Crop Insurance and Private Sector Delivery Private-public risk sharing has been an important and unique feature of the federal crop insurance program since 1981. Under the Federal... Read More

Coal Tax Subsidies: A Boon for Kemper

November 15, 2016

Coal Tax Subsidies: A Boon for Kemper A new report from Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) and Friends of the Earth (FOE) sounds the alarm on a lame duck tax deal that could send... Read More

Weekly Wastebasket

Our weekly reality-check for federal spending. View All

September 21, 2017

Lots of Lawmaker To-Dos

Congress may have kicked the end of fiscal year spending issue can down the legislative road for a couple... Read More

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