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TCS Tells DOI to Ensure a Fair Return for Federal Coal

August 04, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

TCS Tells DOI to Ensure a Fair Return for Federal Coal In downtown Washington, D.C. last week, top Department of Interior (DOI) officials hosted the first of several “listening sessions” on the... Read More

Senate Energy Committee Approves Energy Policy Reform Bill

July 31, 2015 | Energy

Senate Energy Committee Approves Energy Policy Reform Bill After a three-day markup, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved a broad energy policy reform bill on Thursday, July 30... Read More

Statement to BLM on Federal Coal Program

July 29, 2015 | Natural Resources

Statement to BLM on Federal Coal Program Taxpayers for Common Sense President Ryan Alexander spoke today at the first in a series of listening sessions being held by the Bureau of... Read More

Tax Extenders: Senate Finance Committee

July 24, 2015 | Budget & Tax

Tax Extenders: Senate Finance Committee On Tuesday July 21, the Senate Finance Committee approved a $95 billion package of more than 50 tax extenders, which are generally narrow... Read More

Homeland Security in the House Appropriations Committee

Homeland Security in the House Appropriations Committee This week the House Committee on Appropriations took up the Fiscal Year (FY) 2016 funding bill for the Department of Homeland Security... Read More

TCS statement on public listening sessions on Federal Coal Program

July 09, 2015 | Natural Resources

TCS statement on public listening sessions on Federal Coal Program TCS President Ryan Alexander's statement on the Interior Department's announcement... Read More

GAO Report: Inadequate Bonding Requirements for Wind and Solar Projects

July 02, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

GAO Report: Inadequate Bonding Requirements for Wind and Solar Projects Last week, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a new report on the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)’s bonding requirements... Read More

Another $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Troubled Nuclear Project

June 29, 2015 | Energy

Another $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Troubled Nuclear Project   Reactors 1&2 at Plant Vogtle in Burke County, Georgia Last week, the Department of Energy (DOE)... Read More

20th Anniversary Celebration

June 25, 2015 |

20th Anniversary Celebration For two decades, Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) has served as an independent voice for American taxpayers, making sure that the federal... Read More

DOE Finalizing $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Vogtle Owner Is Reckless

June 24, 2015 | Energy

DOE Finalizing $1.8 Billion in Loan Guarantees for Vogtle Owner Is Reckless Today, the Department of Energy announced it would issue $1.8 billion in loan guarantees to the Municipal Electric Authority of Georgia... Read More

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July 31, 2015

Senate DRIVEs in the Wrong Direction

Yesterday, Congress passed the 33rd short-term extension of the federal government’s transportation program... Read More

20th Anniversary Celebration