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TCS to House: Water Resources Development Act (H.R. 5303) Is Not Worth Your Vote

September 27, 2016 | Transportation & Infrastructure

TCS to House: Water Resources Development Act (H.R. 5303) Is Not Worth Your Vote On Tuesday, Taxpayers for Common Sense and National Taxpayers Union urged members of the House to vote down H.R.5303... Read More

Committee Votes Should be Recorded For Legislation Approving More Than $100 Million

September 14, 2016 |

Committee Votes Should be Recorded For Legislation Approving More Than $100 Million TCS joined other fiscal conservative organizations to tell Congress they should require a recorded committee vote on legislation approving... Read More

Remove Wasteful Provisions from S. 2848 Water Resources Development Act of 2016

September 08, 2016 | Natural Resources

Remove Wasteful Provisions from S. 2848 Water Resources Development Act of 2016 TCS sent a letter along with analysis of the WRDA bill, highlighting wasteful provisions. ... Read More

TCS and POGO on Transparency in Department of Interior

August 31, 2016 |

TCS and POGO on Transparency in Department of Interior Taxpayers for Common Sense and the Project on Government Oversight sent a letter to the U.S. Department of the Interior urging them to... Read More

Coalition Decries Provision to Relax Pentagon FOIA Rules

August 24, 2016 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Coalition Decries Provision to Relax Pentagon FOIA Rules TCS joins 40 organizations from across the political spectrum to decry provisions that would let the Pentagon skirt recently strengthened... Read More

Comments on federal coal review

July 28, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

Comments on federal coal review Comments for the scoping period of the federal coal Programmatic EIS... Read More

Fiscal Conservative Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap OCO Deadline Gimmick

July 12, 2016 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Fiscal Conservative Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap OCO Deadline Gimmick On Tuesday, Taxpayers for Common Sense joined with 17 other fiscal conservative organizations in sending a letter to all members of... Read More

NDAA: Right/ Left Groups Urge Fiscal Conservative Positions

June 30, 2016 | National Security

NDAA: Right/ Left Groups Urge Fiscal Conservative Positions TCS and Right/Left groups sent the following letter to lawmakers today urging fiscally conservative positions for the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act.... Read More

TCS at Pittsburgh Public Hearing: Time to Fix Federal Coal, Get Fair Return

June 28, 2016 | Energy , Natural Resources

TCS at Pittsburgh Public Hearing: Time to Fix Federal Coal, Get Fair Return TCS Senior Program Director Autumn Hanna spoke today at a Dept. of Interior listening session on reforming federal coal.... Read More

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

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September 30, 2016

Shutting Down a Shutdown

Lawmakers struck a deal to avert a government shutdown with a couple days to spare before the October 1 start of... Read More

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