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Pentagon Hides Pentagon-Commissioned Study That Told Them How to Save $125 Billion

December 06, 2016 | National Security

Pentagon Hides Pentagon-Commissioned Study That Told Them How to Save $125 Billion Just in time for the release of a draft Continuing Resolution to keep the federal government working past Friday, the Washington Post... Read More

Right-Left Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap Increased Funding for OCO Account

December 02, 2016 | National Security

Right-Left Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap Increased Funding for OCO Account Taxpayers for Common Sense recently joined a left/right coalition letter to Congress regarding the Pentagon budget. The letter told... Read More

Conference Report: NDAA (FY 2017) - Analysis Blog

December 01, 2016 | National Security

Conference Report: NDAA (FY 2017) - Analysis Blog The massive piece of compromise legislation that sets Pentagon policy for Fiscal Year 2017 was just released to the public... Read More

Letter to House: Reject Effort to End Earmark Moratorium

November 16, 2016 | Earmarks & Appropriations

Letter to House: Reject Effort to End Earmark Moratorium Earlier today, TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives arguing against a motion to end the moratorium on... Read More

Statement on Finalized BLM Methane Rule

November 15, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

Statement on Finalized BLM Methane Rule WASHINGTON, D.C. —The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) within the Department of the Interior (DOI) has updated rules in order to reduce the... Read More

Report: Kemper Disaster Could Get Billions from Taxpayers in Lame Duck Deal

November 15, 2016 | Energy

Report: Kemper Disaster Could Get Billions from Taxpayers in Lame Duck Deal WASHINGTON, D.C. — A new report from Friends of the Earth and Taxpayers for Common Sense sounds the alarm on a lame duck tax deal that... Read More

Taxpayers Need Competitive Leasing for Wind and Solar Development on Federal Lands

November 10, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

Taxpayers Need Competitive Leasing for Wind and Solar Development on Federal Lands On Thursday, Taxpayers for Common Sense issued the following news release:   Contact:  Michael... Read More

TCS to House: Water Resources Development Act (H.R. 5303) Is Not Worth Your Vote

September 27, 2016 | Transportation & Infrastructure

TCS to House: Water Resources Development Act (H.R. 5303) Is Not Worth Your Vote On Tuesday, Taxpayers for Common Sense and National Taxpayers Union urged members of the House to vote down H.R.5303... Read More

Cutting the Tongass Timber Plan Down to Size

September 27, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

Cutting the Tongass Timber Plan Down to Size Recently, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) took another step toward finalizing an amendment to its plan for managing the Tongass National... Read More

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

September 14, 2016 | Budget & Tax

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

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December 02, 2016

Wasted Gas Giveaway

Part of President-elect Trump’s pitch was that he could run government more efficiently, with less waste by... Read More

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