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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

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

Debt Management and Fiscal Responsibility Act

July 13, 2016 |

Statement by Ms. Ryan Alexander, president of Taxpayers for Common Sense on Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) Introducing the Debt... Read More

Fiscal Conservative Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap OCO Deadline Gimmick

July 12, 2016 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Fiscal Conservative Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap OCO Deadline Gimmick On Tuesday, Taxpayers for Common Sense joined with 17 other fiscal conservative organizations in sending a letter to all members of... Read More

Make Your Voice Heard on Federal Coal Reform, Email BLM!

July 05, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

Make Your Voice Heard on Federal Coal Reform, Email BLM! Make your voice heard on federal coal reform!   Coal mined on federal land belongs to all U.S. taxpayers and getting a fair return for... Read More

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August 19, 2016

The Big Cheese Giveaway

Congress is a little more than halfway through its nine week recess, but powerful special interests in the... Read More

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