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Recommendations for an Alternative, Accountable Farm Safety Net

August 07, 2015 | Agriculture

August 2015 The current farm safety net is a complex web of overlapping and expensive subsidies that rewards special interests and large... Read More

Biofuels Resource Page

June 23, 2015 | Energy

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

2014 Farm Bill Crop Insurance Subsidies for Biofuels Crops

June 18, 2015 | Energy

Taxpayers are increasingly subsidizing the entire supply chain of bioenergy production. Numerous federal farm bill programs subsidize the... Read More

Federal Subsidies for Corn Ethanol and Other Corn-Based Biofuels

June 15, 2015 | Energy

Since its creation of the domestic market for corn ethanol after the energy crisis of the 1970s, the federal government has nurtured and... Read More

Political Footprint of the Corn Ethanol Lobby - June 2015

June 15, 2015 | Energy

Since its creation of the domestic market for corn ethanol after the energy crisis of the 1970s, the federal government has nurtured and... Read More

Anthracite Coal to Kaiserslautern

June 12, 2015 | National Security

The resource page for TCS' research on U.S. anthracite shipment to Kaiserslautern, Germany.... Read More

Rural Energy for America Program Fact Sheet

June 10, 2015 | Energy

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

Federal Taxpayer Subsidies for Biomass

June 08, 2015 | Energy

For years, proponents of bioenergy and biofuels promised that the industry would help reduce U.S. dependence on fossil fuels, decrease... Read More

Defining Biofuels Eligible for Federal Taxpayer Subsidies and Mandates

June 01, 2015 | Energy

For the past decade, biofuels have been sold as a way to help achieve U.S. energy independence, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and spur... Read More

Political Footprint of the Oil and Gas Industry - June 2015

June 01, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

Profits and political spending of the oil and gas industry remained strong in 2014. According to the financial statements of some of the... Read More

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Weekly Wastebasket

Our weekly reality-check for federal spending. View All

August 28, 2015

Hurricane Katrina: Policy Lessons Still Not Heeded

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina and its impact on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast staggered the nation. A major... Read More

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