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Official TCS Comments on Farm Bill Implementation

April 11, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Agriculture

Taxpayers for Common Sense submitted comments to the Federal Register concerning the Department of Agriculture's implementation of the... Read More

Letter to Senate Armed Services Committee Re: Public Input on National Defense Authorization Act

March 20, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | National Security

Letter to Senate Armed Services Committee Re: Public Input on National Defense Authorization Act TCS asks Chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee to open committee’s consideration of the Pentagon spending bill... Read More

Letter to the House: Oppose H.R. 3370

March 04, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Budget & Tax , Transportation & Infrastructure

Letter to the House: Oppose H.R. 3370 Today, TCS sent a letter to the House of Representative, urging lawmakers to oppose H.R. 3370 and reject efforts to extend taxpayer flood insurance subsidies.... Read More

Joint Letter: Consider H.R. 1380 Creating Access to Reports to Congress

February 18, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Budget & Tax , Earmarks & Appropriations

Joint Letter: Consider H.R. 1380 Creating Access to Reports to Congress Today, TCS joined with a coalition of good government groups to send a letter urging House leadership to take up H.R. 1380, a bill that... Read More

Joint Letter to Congress: End Budget Gimmicks, Cut Pentagon’s Slush Fund

February 06, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Budget & Tax , Earmarks & Appropriations , National Security

Taxpayers for Common Sense joined with 35 diverse organizations to send Appropriators in Congress a letter calling for an end to gimmicks in the Defense budget.... Read More

TCS Letter to Senate: Oppose S. 1846; Support Toomey Amendment

January 28, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Budget & Tax , Transportation & Infrastructure

TCS Letter to Senate: Oppose S. 1846; Support Toomey Amendment Earlier today, TCS sent a letter to the office of every senator, urging legislators to oppose S.1846, a bill that would roll back crucial... Read More

Letter to Congress:  Oppose the Trillion Dollar Farm Bill Conference Report

January 28, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Agriculture

Letter to Congress:  Oppose the Trillion Dollar Farm Bill Conference Report Today, TCS sent a letter to the House and Senate urging a NO vote on the trillion dollar farm bill conference report.... Read More

Joint Letter to House Energy and Commerce Committee on Biofuels Reform

January 27, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Agriculture , Energy

Joint Letter to House Energy and Commerce Committee on Biofuels Reform Today, TCS joined 33 other organizations asking the House Energy and Commerce Committee to address the failed RFS mandate.... Read More

Letter to Chairman of Senate Finance Committee Re: Tax Reform Discussion Drafts

January 14, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Budget & Tax

Today TCS sent a letter to the Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee Regarding Tax Reform Discussion Drafts... Read More

Letter to Farm Bill Conferees: Repeal the Duplicative Catfish Inspection Program

January 08, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Agriculture

Letter to Farm Bill Conferees: Repeal the Duplicative Catfish Inspection Program Today, TCS joined 11 other organizations in a letter to farm bill conferees urging repeal of the duplicative USDA catfish inspection office. ... Read More

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April 18, 2014

Western Welfare Queens

Americans often look at the men and women who earn their living off the land in the west as rugged... Read More