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Reforming the Federal Coal Program: Using Economic Principles to Calculate Royalties

May 08, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

Click [HERE] to view this fact sheet in PDF form.   Reforming the Federal Coal Program: Using Economic Principles to Calculate... Read More

How To Reform U.S. Disaster Policy To Prepare For A Riskier Future

Taxpayers for Common Sense joined fellow fiscal groups, consumer advocates, environmental organizations, and insurance interests in the... Read More

Common Sense Cuts for the 114th Congress

April 15, 2015 | Budget & Tax

Silencing Sequester Scaremongers with $2 trillion in Deficit Reduction... Read More

Just the FACTS about oil prices and industry profits

April 08, 2015 |

Although oil prices have received considerable attention because they are so “low,” current oil prices are in line with historical averages... Read More

Money-Losing Timber Sales: Tongass National Forest

March 18, 2015 | Natural Resources

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Service (“USFS”) manages 193 million acres of public forests and grasslands collectively known... Read More

U.S. Forest Service - Tongass National Forest Financials

March 16, 2015 | Natural Resources

The U.S. Forest Service publishes an annual report on its management of the Tongass National Forest, including a financial statement of... Read More

Taxpayers are losing millions on natural gas extracted from federal land

November 19, 2014 | Energy , Natural Resources

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) within the Department of the Interior (DOI) manages both leasing on federal lands and leasing of... Read More

Superstorm Sandy Spending Report, Two Years Later

Wednesday, October 29th marked the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy hitting the east coast and provided another opportunity to... Read More

Updated: Biorefinery Assistance Program Fact Sheet

October 03, 2014 | Agriculture , Energy

The Biorefinery, Renewable Chemical, and Biobased Product Manufacturing Assistance Program (formerly the Biorefinery Assistance Program), administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Rural Development office, is intended to provide grants and loan guarantees to producers of advanced biofuels or heat and power from various bioenergy crops and feedstocks.... Read More

F-35 Resources

October 01, 2014 | National Security

For the past year, Taxpayers for Common Sense has been scrutinizing the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. On track to be the most... Read More

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May 22, 2015

Paving the Way with Gimmicks

Right before lawmakers in the House of Representatives headed home for Memorial Day events, parades, and... Read More