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Support Common Sense Reforms to Federally Subsidized Crop Insurance

September 19, 2017 | Agriculture

Support Common Sense Reforms to Federally Subsidized Crop Insurance Taxpayers for Common Sense co-signed the following letter to the House and Senate urging members to support crop insurance reform. ... Read More

Taxpayer Groups Urge No Vote on Baldwin “Buy American” Amendment

September 14, 2017 | National Security

Taxpayer Groups Urge No Vote on Baldwin “Buy American” Amendment Taxpayers for Common Sense and National Taxpayers Union sent the following letter to the Senate urging Members to reject an amendment to the 'National Defense Authorization Act' that would maintain protectionist provisions... Read More

Cotton Amendment to National Security Bill: Profligate and Irresponsible

September 14, 2017 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Cotton Amendment to National Security Bill: Profligate and Irresponsible National Taxpayers Union and Taxpayers for Common Sense sent a letter to the Senate urging Members to reject an amendment to the 'National Defense Authorization Act' that would eliminate the 2011 Budget Control Act’s (BCA) provisions to enforce the congressionally-enacted discretionary spending caps.... Read More

Cotton And Dairy Want More Subsidies They Don’t Need

September 08, 2017 | Agriculture

Cotton And Dairy Want More Subsidies They Don’t Need Despite the USDA projecting farm income increasing in 2017, agriculture lobbyists still demand more taxpayer cash.... Read More

Repeal of ONRR Valuation Rule Moves Forward

September 07, 2017 | Energy

Repeal of ONRR Valuation Rule Moves Forward On August 30, a U.S. District Court found that the Department of the Interior (DOI) had violated the Administrative Procedures Act (APA)... Read More

Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on Renewable Fuel Standard Program

September 06, 2017 | Energy

Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on Renewable Fuel Standard Program Taxpayers for Common Sense sent a letter to the EPA providing comments on its proposed rule titled “Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2018 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2019."... Read More

Harvey, Flood Insurance, and Sandy/Disaster Funding

September 01, 2017 | Transportation & Infrastructure

Harvey, Flood Insurance, and Sandy/Disaster Funding From our inception, Taxpayers for Common Sense has worked on the National Flood Insurance Program and disaster spending issues.... Read More

DOI Royalty Policy Committee Does Not Include Any Taxpayer Advocates

September 01, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

DOI Royalty Policy Committee Does Not Include Any Taxpayer Advocates Washington, DC — Today Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke announced the appointees to the newly reformed Royalty Policy... Read More

Vogtle Owner Asking for $1.6 Billion More in Loan Guarantees

August 29, 2017 | Energy

Vogtle Owner Asking for $1.6 Billion More in Loan Guarantees On Thursday, Oglethorpe Power Company reported it was seeking an additional $1.5-$1.6 billion loan guarantee from the Department of... Read More

Federal-Free Risk Management in Agriculture

August 25, 2017 | Agriculture

Federal-Free Risk Management in Agriculture Like all businesses, agricultural producers face a number of risks in maintaining a profitable enterprise. Successful management of... Read More

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September 21, 2017

Lots of Lawmaker To-Dos

Congress may have kicked the end of fiscal year spending issue can down the legislative road for a couple... Read More

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