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TCS Testimony on Disaster Related Tax Policy for the Senate Committee on Finance

November 19, 2014 | Transportation & Infrastructure

Testimony of Steve Ellis Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense United States Senate Committee on Finance Subcommittee on Taxation... Read More

TCS Testimony on Flood Insurance for House Committee on Financial Services Hearing

Testimony of Steve Ellis Vice President, Taxpayers for Common Sense Subcommittee on Housing and Insurance Committee on Financial... Read More

TCS Submits Comments on Draft Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Solicitation

November 04, 2014 | Energy

TCS Submits Comments on Draft Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Solicitation In September, the Department of Energy (DOE) published a Draft Advanced Nuclear Energy Loan Guarantee Solicitation. If finalized, the... Read More

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

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Weekly Wastebasket

Our weekly reality-check for federal spending. View All

November 14, 2014

Check Under the Pentagon’s Sofa Cushions

If we needed more proof that the Pentagon’s Overseas Contingency Operations (OCO) budget is just a slush fund,... Read More

The Unaffordable F-35

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Bribing to Subsidize

October 03, 2014

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Pricey Plane to Keep

September 25, 2014