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Don’t Gut the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

July 26, 2017 | Budget & Tax

Don’t Gut the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives urging Members to reject two amendments to the 'Make America Safe Appropriations Act' that would gut parts of the CBO. ... Read More

Fiscal Groups Support Amendments to Cut New Pentagon Slush Fund

July 25, 2017 | National Security

Fiscal Groups Support Amendments to Cut New Pentagon Slush Fund TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives supporting amendments geared towards eliminating the "National Defense Restoration Fund".... Read More

No Costly Cotton Bailout in 2018 Appropriations!

July 25, 2017 | Agriculture

No Costly Cotton Bailout in 2018 Appropriations! Taxpayers for Common Sense sent the following letter to the Senate arguing against padding the the bottom lines of certain agricultural businesses.... Read More

Pentagon $ Shouldn’t Pay for a Border Wall

July 24, 2017 | National Security

Pentagon $ Shouldn’t Pay for a Border Wall TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives arguing against Pentagon money going to President Trump's proposed border wall. ... Read More

TCS and Broad Coalition to Senate: Oppose Consumer Fuel and Retailer Choice Act

July 21, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

TCS and Broad Coalition to Senate: Oppose Consumer Fuel and Retailer Choice Act TCS sent the following letter to the U.S Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works in opposition to the Consumer Fuel and Retailer Choice Act, S. 517.... Read More

“Buy America” Provisions: The New Form of Backdoor Earmarking

July 18, 2017 | Earmarks & Appropriations

“Buy America” Provisions: The New Form of Backdoor Earmarking Have you heard? The President has declared this “Buy American” week. You know what week we would like to see? “Protect Taxpayers” week.... Read More

NDAA Pro-Taxpayer Recommendations

July 13, 2017 | National Security

NDAA Pro-Taxpayer Recommendations TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives in anticipation of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. ... Read More

Fiscal Conservative Amendments to Include in NDAA

July 11, 2017 | National Security

Fiscal Conservative Amendments to Include in NDAA TCS joined 10 other organization in sending a letter urging the House Rules Committee to consider the following amendments on H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization bill for Fiscal Year 2018.... Read More

The Renewable Fuel Standard: Taxpayer Costs and False Promises

July 08, 2017 | Agriculture , Energy

The Renewable Fuel Standard: Taxpayer Costs and False Promises Over the past decade, biofuels have been portrayed as a way to help achieve U.S. energy independence, reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)... Read More

Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels Fact Sheet

July 06, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels Fact Sheet   Established by an Executive Order in 1999, the Bioenergy Program for Advanced Biofuels (BPAB) is intended to pay advanced biofuels... Read More

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July 21, 2017

Flood Insurance Needs More Common Sense

You’d think that if the notoriously partisan House of Representatives could come together and pass... Read More

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