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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

House Agriculture Committee Looks to Milk Taxpayers

February 24, 2017 | Agriculture

House Agriculture Committee Looks to Milk Taxpayers Agriculture Committee members ignore cost overruns to plead for more subsidies for dairy.... Read More

Letter to Congress: Using the CRA for Methane Rule Hurts Taxpayers

February 02, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Letter to Congress: Using the CRA for Methane Rule Hurts Taxpayers Taxpayers for Common Sense and the Center for Methane Emissions Solutions sent a letter to capitol hill early Thursday morning urging... Read More

Letter to Senate: Interior Secretary Must Protect Taxpayer Interest

January 12, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Letter to Senate: Interior Secretary Must Protect Taxpayer Interest TCS sent a letter to the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee in advance of their confirmation hearing next week... Read More

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Weekly Wastebasket

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March 24, 2017

Performance Budgeting

Most of the coverage of President Trump’s “skinny” budget focused on spending cuts, eliminated agencies, and... Read More

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