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Letter: How to Vote for Taxpayers on NDAA Amendments

May 15, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Letter: How to Vote for Taxpayers on NDAA Amendments On Thursday, as the House of Representatives debated the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), H.R. 1735, members offered a number of... Read More

TCS Backs NDAA Amendment to Stop a Shipbuilding Slippery Slope

May 15, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

TCS Backs NDAA Amendment to Stop a Shipbuilding Slippery Slope On Thursday, TCS wrote the House of Representatives to support an amendment offered by Reps. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) and Jared Polis (D-CO)... Read More

TCS & NTU Ask House Rules Committee to Allow Fiscally Responsible Amendments

May 13, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

TCS & NTU Ask House Rules Committee to Allow Fiscally Responsible Amendments On Tuesday, TCS and the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) sent a letter urging the House Rules Committee to deem certain amendments in order... Read More

Joint letter from TCS & POGO to Members of the House on the good, the bad and the ugly in the NDAA

May 07, 2015 | National Security

Joint letter from TCS & POGO to Members of the House on the good, the bad and the ugly in the NDAA Taxpayers for Common Sense and the Project on Government Oversight sent the following letter to each member of the House of Representatives... Read More

TCS and POGO Urge House to Cut MOX Funding from Energy and Water Bill

May 01, 2015 | Budget & Tax , Energy

TCS and POGO Urge House to Cut MOX Funding from Energy and Water Bill On April 30th, TCS and Project on Government Oversight sent the following letter to the House of Representatives urging members to... Read More

TCS and NTU Urge Support for Mulvaney-Van Hollen Amendments

April 30, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

TCS and NTU Urge Support for Mulvaney-Van Hollen Amendments In a letter to the House on Thursday, TCS and the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) urged members to support the amendments offered by Rep.s... Read More

TCS Joins Letter Supporting an End to the Export-Import Bank

April 21, 2015 | Budget & Tax

Taxpayers for Common Sense joined more than 50 other free-market supportive organizations encouraging Congress to let the Export-Import Bank expire as scheduled.... Read More

TCS Comments on Tax Reform to Senate Finance Committee

April 15, 2015 |

TCS Comments on Tax Reform to Senate Finance Committee It has been more than a quarter-century since the last overhaul of the tax code, and in that time it has become a confusing thicket littered with narrow carve-outs, parochial preferences, and revenue giveaways. ... Read More

Fiscal Conservatives: Maintain Point of Order for Defense Spending (Senate)

April 14, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Senator Michael B. Enzi, Chairman Committee on Budget U.S. Senate 624 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman... Read More

Fiscal Conservatives: Maintain Point of Order for Defense Spending (House)

April 14, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Representative Tom Price, M.D. Committee on the Budget U.S. House of Representatives 207 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC... Read More

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May 22, 2015

Paving the Way with Gimmicks

Right before lawmakers in the House of Representatives headed home for Memorial Day events, parades, and... Read More

The Unaffordable F-35