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FY18 President Trump’s First Full Budget | Live Analysis

May 22, 2017 > Updated: May 22, 2017 | Budget & Tax

FY18 President Trump’s First Full Budget | Live Analysis Stay tuned for live developments as we analyze President Trump's first full budget request for FY2018.... Read More

Secret Report on B-21 Secrecy

May 15, 2017 | National Security

Secret Report on B-21 Secrecy In an ironic twist that shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone, the Department of Defense Inspector General has launched a new, and... Read More

Taxpayers Win With Senate’s Refusal to use CRA on Methane Waste Rule

May 10, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Taxpayers Win With Senate’s Refusal to use CRA on Methane Waste Rule Taxpayers for Common Sense issued the following press release following the Senate's disapproval to bring H.J.Res.36 up for a vote.... Read More

Protect Taxpayers from Millions in Lost Royalty Revenue: Vote No on H.J.Res.36

May 10, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Protect Taxpayers from Millions in Lost Royalty Revenue: Vote No on H.J.Res.36 TCS sent the following letter to the Senate, telling Senators to not use the blunt axe of the CRA to repeal the BLM Methane Waste Rule. ... Read More

Taxpayers Lose If Senate Uses Blunt Axe of the CRA to Repeal BLM Methane Waste Rule

May 08, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Taxpayers Lose If Senate Uses Blunt Axe of the CRA to Repeal BLM Methane Waste Rule TCS sent the following letter early Monday morning to the Senate, telling Senators to not use the blunt axe of the CRA to repeal the BLM Methane Waste Rule. ... Read More

TCS Call for Federal Flood Insurance Reform at Senate Hearing on Reauthorizing the NFIP

TCS Call for Federal Flood Insurance Reform at Senate Hearing on Reauthorizing the NFIP On May 4th, TCS Vice-President Steve Ellis testified to the Senate Committee on Banking, House, and Urban Affairs at a hearing on the... Read More

FY2017 Omnibus - TCS Analysis

May 01, 2017 | Budget & Tax

FY2017 Omnibus - TCS Analysis With 20 years of experience, TCS staff will be combing through the FY2017 Omnibus spending plan and posting our observations and... Read More

Letter | Endorsing Rep. McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Unauthorized Spending Accountability (USA) Act.

April 26, 2017 | Budget & Tax

Letter | Endorsing Rep. McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) Unauthorized Spending Accountability (USA) Act. Taxpayers for Common Sense and 21 other organizations sent the following letter to Representative Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), in... Read More

Thank You, Sen. Graham, For Defending Taxpayers’ Interests

April 26, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Thank You, Sen. Graham, For Defending Taxpayers’ Interests Last year, the Bureau of Land Management issued a new rule addressing the waste of natural gas from oil and gas development on federal... Read More

Thank You, Sen. Collins, For Defending Taxpayers’ Interests

April 26, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Thank You, Sen. Collins, For Defending Taxpayers’ Interests Last year, the Bureau of Land Management issued a new rule addressing the waste of natural gas from oil and gas development on federal... Read More

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May 26, 2017

The President’s Budget, Explained

There was plenty of coffee and donuts at the office this week—both necessary to TCS’s mission to be a reality... Read More

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