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TCS Testimony on Disaster Related Tax Policy for the Senate Committee on Finance

November 19, 2014 | Transportation & Infrastructure

Testimony of Steve Ellis Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense United States Senate Committee on Finance Subcommittee on Taxation... Read More

TCS Testimony on Flood Insurance for House Committee on Financial Services Hearing

Testimony of Steve Ellis Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Committee on Financial... Read More

Green Scissors Coalition Releases New Subsidy Database

Green Scissors Coalition Releases New Subsidy Database New, interactive database identifies environmentally-harmful government waste... Read More

TCS Submits Comments on Draft Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Solicitation

November 04, 2014 | Energy

TCS Submits Comments on Draft Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Solicitation In September, the Department of Energy (DOE) published a Draft Advanced Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Solicitation. If finalized, the... Read More

Highlights of Department of Defense Reclama of House and Senate Authorization Bills

October 31, 2014 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Earlier this month the Pentagon submitted to the Congress its views on open issues in the Defense Authorization legislation.  When Congress... Read More

Bipartisan Coalition Sends Letter to Armed Services With Final NDAA Recommendations

October 16, 2014 | National Security

Bipartisan Coalition Sends Letter to Armed Services With Final NDAA Recommendations TCS joined a coalition of groups in making money-saving recommendations to save Defense dollars.... Read More

Expanded Draft Solicitation for Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Released

October 08, 2014 | Energy

Expanded Draft Solicitation for Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Released On September 30, the Department of Energy (DOE) issued a new draft solicitation which, if finalized, would make up to $12.6 billion in loan... Read More

Congress Nixes Pentagon’s Latest F-35 Request

September 23, 2014 | National Security

Congress Nixes Pentagon’s Latest F-35 Request On September 8th, the Pentagon sent the Congress a request to reprogram Overseas Contingency Operations funds to accelerate the buy of... Read More

Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing on Energy Tax Reform

September 18, 2014 | Budget & Tax , Energy

Senate Finance Committee Holds Hearing on Energy Tax Reform The Senate Finance Committee met yesterday to discuss the need for reforming the nation’s outdated energy tax laws as part of the larger... Read More

TCS Letter to Senate Finance Committee Urging Reform of Energy Tax Provisions

September 17, 2014 | Budget & Tax , Energy

TCS Letter to Senate Finance Committee Urging Reform of Energy Tax Provisions On Tuesday, TCS sent a letter to the Senate Finance Committee ahead of their hearing on energy provisions in the tax code.... Read More

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Weekly Wastebasket

Our weekly reality-check for federal spending. View All

November 21, 2014

Free Gas

Getting something for nothing is a pretty sweet deal. At least if you’re the one getting something. Not so much... Read More

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Bribing to Subsidize

October 03, 2014

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Pricey Plane to Keep

September 25, 2014