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House Agriculture Committee Looks to Milk Taxpayers

February 24, 2017 | Agriculture

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

TCS Statement on Interior Review of Federal Coal Program

January 11, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

TCS Statement on Interior Review of Federal Coal Program Today, the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released the latest results of their multi-year review of the... Read More

Coalition Launches New Website & Database of Cuts

January 10, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Coalition Launches New Website & Database of Cuts For immediate release: Jan. 10, 2016 www.GreenScissors.com Strange bedfellows launch new database targeting over $250 billion in... Read More

Effort to Gut House Ethics Office Stopped

January 03, 2017 |

Effort to Gut House Ethics Office Stopped On Tuesday, Taxpayers for Common Sense sent the following letter to the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives: Paul Ryan (R-WI)... Read More

Can’t Fight Terror with Nukes

December 23, 2016 | National Security

Can’t Fight Terror with Nukes Looking back at the last year or so, we have started at least two commentaries with, “Terrorists have struck again in a major European... Read More

Letter to Senate: S. 612 (WIIN) is a Loss for Taxpayers

December 08, 2016 | Transportation & Infrastructure

Letter to Senate: S. 612 (WIIN) is a Loss for Taxpayers Taxpayers for Common Sense and the National Taxpayers Union sent the following letter to the Senate Wednesday afternoon asking lawmakers... Read More

Continuing Resolution Contains $14 Billion in Off-Budget Spending

December 08, 2016 | National Security

Continuing Resolution Contains $14 Billion in Off-Budget Spending Congress is set to debate a stop-gap spending bill funding the government after the current bill expires December 9th. The bill,... Read More

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

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February 24, 2017

Treat Taxpayers Royal(t)y

Congress is on the verge of laying waste to the methane waste rule. This would be doubly bad for taxpayers... Read More

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