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Bipartisan Coalition Sends Letter to Armed Services With Final NDAA Recommendations

October 16, 2014 | National Security

Bipartisan Coalition Sends Letter to Armed Services With Final NDAA Recommendations TCS joined a coalition of groups in making money-saving recommendations to save Defense dollars.... Read More

TCS Letter to Senate Finance Committee Urging Reform of Energy Tax Provisions

September 17, 2014 | Budget & Tax , Energy

TCS Letter to Senate Finance Committee Urging Reform of Energy Tax Provisions On Tuesday, TCS sent a letter to the Senate Finance Committee ahead of their hearing on energy provisions in the tax code.... Read More

TCS Comments to USDA on New Income Entitlement Programs

August 28, 2014 | Agriculture

TCS Comments to USDA on New Income Entitlement Programs TCS sent official comments to the U.S. Department of Agriculture about new crop insurance provisions and shallow loss entitlement programs in the 2014 farm bill. ... Read More

Letter to Senate Appropriations Committee: Reject more funding for F-35

July 17, 2014 | National Security

This week the Senate Appropriations Committee began its consideration of H.R. 4870, the appropriations bill for the Department of Defense... Read More

Cut Back Needless Fossil Subsidies in Energy and Water Bill

July 10, 2014 | Energy , Natural Resources

Cut Back Needless Fossil Subsidies in Energy and Water Bill The Green Scissors coalition urges support for the amendment offered by Rep. Jackie Speier to reduce the Fossil R&D account to FY 2014 levels.... Read More

Support common sense amendments to the Energy and Water Appropriations bill

July 09, 2014 | Energy , National Security

Support common sense amendments to the Energy and Water Appropriations bill Taxpayers for Common Sense recommends an “aye” vote on the following amendments.... Read More

TCS urges support for Defense Appropriations amendments

June 19, 2014 | National Security

TCS urges support for Defense Appropriations amendments TCS combed through the amendments drafted for consideration during the debate on H.R. 4870, the Department of Defense Appropriations bill for Fiscal Year 2015. ... Read More

Joint Letter Supporting Elimination of Ethanol Blender Pump Funding

June 11, 2014 | Agriculture , Energy

Joint Letter Supporting Elimination of Ethanol Blender Pump Funding TCS joined 33 other organizations supporting a House Agriculture Appropriations amendment to ensure no taxpayer dollars are spent on ethanol blender pumps.... Read More

Support Pro-Taxpayer Amendments in Agriculture Appropriations

June 11, 2014 | Agriculture

Taxpayers for Common Sense urges support for common sense amendments to the House Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill, H.R. 4800... Read More

TCS Comments on the Fishery Conservation and Management Act Reauthorization

June 04, 2014 | Natural Resources

TCS Comments on the Fishery Conservation and Management Act Reauthorization On June 3, TCS wrote the Senate Commerce, Science, and Transportation Committee to comment on the discussion draft of the... Read More

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October 24, 2014

Sandy Anniversary: Still Money to Spend, Will It Be Spent Right?

Volume XIX No.43 Wednesday, October 29th will mark the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy hitting the east... Read More

The Unaffordable F-35

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Subsidies Keep the Good Times Rolling

August 28, 2014

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Bribing to Subsidize

October 03, 2014