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No Cotton Industry Bailout in CR

April 24, 2017 | Agriculture

No Cotton Industry Bailout in CR Taxpayers for Common Sense and 8 partner organizations sent the following letter to Congress, asking members to resist efforts to hijack... Read More

American Troops Deserve the Best Equipment, No Matter Where it is Produced

April 19, 2017 | National Security

American Troops Deserve the Best Equipment, No Matter Where it is Produced “Buy American” is just top-cover for protectionists.... Read More

Fiscal Conservatives Identify Principles to Guide Farm Bill Reform

April 12, 2017 | Agriculture

Fiscal Conservatives Identify Principles to Guide Farm Bill Reform Taxpayers for Common Sense joined 14 other fiscally conservative organizations on a letter to Congress identifying principles to guide farm bill reform.... Read More

Agriculture Committees Harvesting SNAP Savings to Feed Agribusiness

March 23, 2017 | Agriculture

Agriculture Committees Harvesting SNAP Savings to Feed Agribusiness Preparing the ground for an attempt to increase federal spending in a new farm bill, beneficiaries of federal agricultural programs are... Read More

Letter to the White House Opposing the Repeal of the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard

Letter to the White House Opposing the Repeal of the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard Earlier, TCS joined a coalition in sending the following letter to the National Economic Council at the White House opposing the repeal... Read More

Crop Insurance Companies Cry for Cash

March 20, 2017 | Agriculture

Crop Insurance Companies Cry for Cash Now that the House and Senate Agriculture Committees have started hearings preparing for a 2018 farm bill, special interests that... Read More

The President’s FY2018 ‘Skinny Budget’ Analysis

March 15, 2017 | Budget & Tax

The President’s FY2018 ‘Skinny Budget’ Analysis With 20 years of experience, TCS staff will be combing through the President's fiscal year (FY) 2018 'skinny' budget and posting our... Read More

April Showers of Cash

March 08, 2017 | National Security

April Showers of Cash The Congress added $5.7 Billion to the Pentagon's budget for programs they didn't even ask for! ... Read More

Protectionism Perfected

March 02, 2017 | National Security

Protectionism Perfected 'Buy American' sounds good, but the Pentagon shouldn’t be used as a jobs program.... Read More

Letter to Congress: MOX Facility

March 01, 2017 | National Security

Letter to Congress: MOX Facility TCS joined Project for Government Oversight (POGO), SRS Watch, and National Taxpayers Union in sending a letter to Congress on March 1st... Read More

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Weekly Wastebasket

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April 21, 2017

Crunch Time on Spending Bill

The clock is ticking. The legislation authorizing government funding expires April 28, a mere week away.... Read More

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