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Committee Votes Should be Recorded For Legislation Approving More Than $100 Million

September 14, 2016 |

Committee Votes Should be Recorded For Legislation Approving More Than $100 Million TCS joined other fiscal conservative organizations to tell Congress they should require a recorded committee vote on legislation approving... Read More

Remove Wasteful Provisions from S. 2848 Water Resources Development Act of 2016

September 08, 2016 | Natural Resources

Remove Wasteful Provisions from S. 2848 Water Resources Development Act of 2016 TCS sent a letter along with analysis of the WRDA bill, highlighting wasteful provisions. ... Read More

TCS and POGO on Transparency in Department of Interior

August 31, 2016 |

TCS and POGO on Transparency in Department of Interior Taxpayers for Common Sense and the Project on Government Oversight sent a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior urging them to... Read More

Coalition Decries Provision to Relax Pentagon FOIA Rules

August 24, 2016 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Coalition Decries Provision to Relax Pentagon FOIA Rules TCS joins 40 organizations from across the political spectrum to decry provisions that would let the Pentagon skirt recently strengthened... Read More

Gone with the Wind: How Taxpayers are Losing Millions in Revenue from Wasted Gas

August 11, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

Gone with the Wind: How Taxpayers are Losing Millions in Revenue from Wasted Gas WASHINGTON, DC —Federal taxpayers lost nearly $600 million in royalty revenues during a 10-year period ending in 2015 because of royalty... Read More

Covering Costs of Cleaning Up Coal Mines

August 09, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

Covering Costs of Cleaning Up Coal Mines The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE), in a new policy advisory to states on surface coal mining, says that coal... Read More

Prepping the Ground for Farm Bill Reform

July 29, 2016 | Agriculture

Prepping the Ground for Farm Bill Reform Most of the programs created in the trillion-dollar 2014 farm bill are authorized through 2018. Consequently, Congress is unlikely to have... Read More

Comments on federal coal review

July 28, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

Comments on federal coal review Comments for the scoping period of the federal coal Programmatic EIS... Read More

Statement on GAO Report on Flaring and Venting of Natural Gas

July 21, 2016 | Energy

Statement on GAO Report on Flaring and Venting of Natural Gas Ryan Alexander, president, Taxpayers for Common Sense, issued the following statement on the Government Accountability Office’s findings... Read More

Comments on Proposed Self-Bonding Rule

July 20, 2016 | Energy

Re: Comments on Proposed Self-Bonding Rule Changes, Docket ID: OSM-2016-0006 Dear Director Pizarchik: Taxpayers for Common Sense (“TCS”)... Read More

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September 23, 2016

Learning Lessons from Tax Reform

Taxpayers for Common Sense held a panel conversation yesterday commemorating the Tax Reform Act of 1986. The... Read More

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ChIMPS in the Budget

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