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Don’t Gut the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

July 26, 2017 | Budget & Tax

Don’t Gut the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives urging Members to reject two amendments to the 'Make America Safe Appropriations Act' that would gut parts of the CBO. ... Read More

Fiscal Groups Support Amendments to Cut New Pentagon Slush Fund

July 25, 2017 | National Security

Fiscal Groups Support Amendments to Cut New Pentagon Slush Fund TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives supporting amendments geared towards eliminating the "National Defense Restoration Fund".... Read More

No Costly Cotton Bailout in 2018 Approprations!

July 25, 2017 | Agriculture

No Costly Cotton Bailout in 2018 Approprations! Taxpayers for Common Sense sent the following letter to the Senate arguing against padding the the bottom lines of certain agricultural businesses.... Read More

Pentagon $ Shouldn’t Pay for a Border Wall

July 24, 2017 | National Security

Pentagon $ Shouldn’t Pay for a Border Wall TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives arguing against Pentagon money going to President Trump's proposed border wall. ... Read More

NDAA Pro-Taxpayer Recommendations

July 13, 2017 | National Security

NDAA Pro-Taxpayer Recommendations TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives in anticipation of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. ... Read More

Fiscal Conservative Amendments to Include in NDAA

July 11, 2017 | National Security

Fiscal Conservative Amendments to Include in NDAA TCS joined 10 other organization in sending a letter urging the House Rules Committee to consider the following amendments on H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization bill for Fiscal Year 2018.... Read More

TCS Urges House Committee to Oppose Soda Ash Giveaway

June 27, 2017 | National Security

TCS Urges House Committee to Oppose Soda Ash Giveaway On Tuesday, TCS sent the following letter to the House Natural Resources Committee, urging Members to avoid repeating past mistakes and to oppose a royalty reduction for Soda Ash.... Read More

Coalition Gives CBO Recommendations on How to Improve Transparency

June 19, 2017 |

Coalition Gives CBO Recommendations on How to Improve Transparency TCS joined a wide coalition giving the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recommendations on how to improve transparency. ... Read More

“Flood Insurance Reform: A Taxpayer’s Perspective,” Steve Ellis testifies

“Flood Insurance Reform: A Taxpayer’s Perspective,” Steve Ellis testifies Earlier this week, TCS VP Steve Ellis testified to the House Financial Services Committee ... Read More

Protect Taxpayers from Millions in Lost Royalty Revenue: Vote No on H.J.Res.36

May 10, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Protect Taxpayers from Millions in Lost Royalty Revenue: Vote No on H.J.Res.36 TCS sent the following letter to the Senate, telling Senators to not use the blunt axe of the CRA to repeal the BLM Methane Waste Rule. ... Read More

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July 21, 2017

Flood Insurance Needs More Common Sense

You’d think that if the notoriously partisan House of Representatives could come together and pass... Read More

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