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Appropriations Subcommittee on BLM Budget, Oil and Gas Rulemakings

May 18, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

Appropriations Subcommittee on BLM Budget, Oil and Gas Rulemakings The Senate Appropriations Interior Subcommittee gathered on Wednesday, May 13th for a hearing on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)’s... Read More

Letter: How to Vote for Taxpayers on NDAA Amendments

May 15, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

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

TCS Backs NDAA Amendment to Stop a Shipbuilding Slippery Slope

May 15, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

TCS Backs NDAA Amendment to Stop a Shipbuilding Slippery Slope On Thursday, TCS wrote the House of Representatives to support an amendment offered by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Jared Polis (D-CO)... Read More

TCS & NTU Ask House Rules Committee to Allow Fiscally Responsible Amendments

May 13, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

TCS & NTU Ask House Rules Committee to Allow Fiscally Responsible Amendments On Tuesday, TCS and the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) sent a letter urging the House Rules Committee to deem certain amendments in order... Read More

TCS Submits Comments on ONRR’s Proposed Coal Valuation Reform Rule

May 08, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

TCS Submits Comments on ONRR’s Proposed Coal Valuation Reform Rule TCS sent the following comments to the Office of Natural Resource Revenue (ONRR) on their proposed rule for Coal Valuation reform. Click... Read More

Joint letter from TCS & POGO to Members of the House on the good, the bad and the ugly in the NDAA

May 07, 2015 | National Security

Joint letter from TCS & POGO to Members of the House on the good, the bad and the ugly in the NDAA Taxpayers for Common Sense and the Project on Government Oversight sent the following letter to each member of the House of Representatives... Read More

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter Is Singing Our Song

Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter Is Singing Our Song They say imitation is the most sincere form of flattery. If so, the Talking Heads were pleased to see this quote from the Secretary of... Read More

House Passes FY2016 Energy and Water Spending Bill

House Passes FY2016 Energy and Water Spending Bill After being introduced on the floor of the House of Representatives on Monday, April 27 and a week of segmented debate, the fiscal year... Read More

TCS and POGO Urge House to Cut MOX Funding from Energy and Water Bill

May 01, 2015 | Budget & Tax , Energy

TCS and POGO Urge House to Cut MOX Funding from Energy and Water Bill On April 30th, TCS and Project on Government Oversight sent the following letter to the House of Representatives urging members to... Read More

TCS and NTU Urge Support for Mulvaney-Van Hollen Amendments

April 30, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

TCS and NTU Urge Support for Mulvaney-Van Hollen Amendments In a letter to the House on Thursday, TCS and the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) urged members to support the amendments offered by Rep.s... 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