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TCS Calls for End of Needless Waste of Natural Gas

August 26, 2015 | Energy

TCS Calls for End of Needless Waste of Natural Gas WASHINGTON - Taxpayers for Common Sense (TCS) has launched a three-state ad buy asking Senators in North Dakota and Colorado to... Read More

Call for Public Access to CRS Reports

August 25, 2015 | Budget & Tax

Call for Public Access to CRS Reports August 24, 2015   The Honorable Roy Blunt Chairman Committee on Rules and Administration United States... Read More

Fannie and Freddie Coalition Letter

August 25, 2015 | Budget & Tax

Fannie and Freddie Coalition Letter     August 25, 2015   Open Letter to the House and Senate: Protect Taxpayers from Another Fannie/Freddie Bailout – Enact the Enterprise... Read More

TCS Statement on Denver Coal Listening Session

August 18, 2015 | Natural Resources

TCS Statement on Denver Coal Listening Session Taxpayers for Common Sense Senior Program Director Autumn Hanna spoke today at the fourth in a series of listening sessions being held by... Read More

TCS Calls for Fair Return, More Transparency at Billings Coal Listening Session

August 17, 2015 | Natural Resources

TCS Calls for Fair Return, More Transparency at Billings Coal Listening Session The Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) held a listening session on federal coal leasing in Billings, Montana on... Read More

TCS Statement on the Passing of Mrs. Ellen Proxmire

August 05, 2015 | Budget & Tax

TCS Statement on the Passing of Mrs. Ellen Proxmire Taxpayers for Common Sense was saddened to learn of the passing of our dear friend, taxpayer advocate, Mrs. Ellen Proxmire. Mrs. Proxmire... Read More

TCS Tells DOI to Ensure a Fair Return for Federal Coal

August 04, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

TCS Tells DOI to Ensure a Fair Return for Federal Coal In downtown Washington, D.C. last week, top Department of Interior (DOI) officials hosted the first of several “listening sessions” on the... Read More

Senate Energy Committee Approves Energy Policy Reform Bill

July 31, 2015 | Energy

Senate Energy Committee Approves Energy Policy Reform Bill After a three-day markup, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee approved a broad energy policy reform bill on Thursday, July 30... Read More

Statement to BLM on Federal Coal Program

July 29, 2015 | Natural Resources

Statement to BLM on Federal Coal Program Taxpayers for Common Sense President Ryan Alexander spoke today at the first in a series of listening sessions being held by the Bureau of... Read More

Tax Extenders: Senate Finance Committee

July 24, 2015 | Budget & Tax

Tax Extenders: Senate Finance Committee On Tuesday July 21, the Senate Finance Committee approved a $95 billion package of more than 50 tax extenders, which are generally narrow... Read More

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August 28, 2015

Hurricane Katrina: Policy Lessons Still Not Heeded

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina and its impact on New Orleans and the Gulf Coast staggered the nation. A major... Read More

20th Anniversary Celebration