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TCS Joins Groups in Letter Opposing Wasteful Catfish Inspection Program

June 23, 2016 | Agriculture

TCS Joins Groups in Letter Opposing Wasteful Catfish Inspection Program TCS joined groups in a letter to House leadership this week expressing opposition to USDA's wasteful, duplicative catfish inspection program.... Read More

TCS Calls for Federal Coal Reform at BLM Hearing in Colorado

June 23, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

TCS Calls for Federal Coal Reform at BLM Hearing in Colorado Below are TCS Co-Founder Jill Lancelot's official remarks today at BLM's listening session in Grand Junction, Colorado on reforming federal coal.... Read More

Statement: Council of Economic Advisors’ coal report

June 22, 2016 | Energy

Statement of Ryan Alexander, President of Taxpayers for Common Sense, on release of the Council of Economic Advisors’ report “The Economics... Read More

Defense Appropriations: Right/Left Groups Urge Yes Votes on Fiscally Responsible Amendments

June 15, 2016 | National Security

Defense Appropriations: Right/Left Groups Urge Yes Votes on Fiscally Responsible Amendments TCS and other groups urged lawmakers today to vote in favor of the following fiscally responsible defense appropriations amendments.... Read More

TCS Urges Lawmakers to Vote Again to End Wasteful Provision

June 15, 2016 | National Security

TCS Urges Lawmakers to Vote Again to End Wasteful Provision TCS sent the letter below urging lawmakers to vote again to end a decades-old, wasteful requirement to ship anthracite coal from Pennsylvania to heat U.S. military bases in Germany. ... Read More

TCS awarded the highest rating by Charity Navigator

June 14, 2016 |

TCS awarded the highest rating by Charity Navigator Taxpayers for Common Sense has been awarded the coveted four-star rating from Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator, for... Read More

Fiscal Conservatives Agree: Make Amendment #8 In Order

June 13, 2016 | National Security

Fiscal Conservatives Agree: Make Amendment #8 In Order TCS and other fiscal conservative groups urged lawmakers to rule in order an amendment to strike a wasteful provision from the FY17 Defense Appropriations bill.... Read More

TCS Tells Lawmakers: Oppose Efforts to Limit Tax Reform Options

June 09, 2016 | Budget & Tax , Energy

TCS Tells Lawmakers: Oppose Efforts to Limit Tax Reform Options TCS sent the letter below to lawmakers urging them to vote NO on H.Con.Res.89, which would limit tax reform options by keeping a carbon tax off the table.... Read More

Senate Considers FY17 Defense Authorization Bill

June 08, 2016 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Senate Considers FY17 Defense Authorization Bill Just when we thought some fiscally responsible ideas might be bubbling to the top in the United States Senate, our hopes have been dashed... Read More

TCS VP Testifies at House Hearing on Water Settlements

TCS VP Testifies at House Hearing on Water Settlements Today, Vice President of Taxpayers for Common Sense, Steve Ellis, is at the House Committee on Natural Resources testifying on a deal... Read More

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June 24, 2016

Aviation Extension Shenanigans

Turmoil in Congress has thrown everything up in the air. The House left early for its 4th of July recess, and... Read More

TCS Rated 4-Star Charity!