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Letter to Congress: Using the CRA for Methane Rule Hurts Taxpayers

February 02, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Letter to Congress: Using the CRA for Methane Rule Hurts Taxpayers Taxpayers for Common Sense and the Center for Methane Emissions Solutions sent a letter to capitol hill early Thursday morning urging... Read More

Letter to Senate: Interior Secretary Must Protect Taxpayer Interest

January 12, 2017 | Energy , Natural Resources

Letter to Senate: Interior Secretary Must Protect Taxpayer Interest TCS sent a letter to the Senate Energy & Natural Resources Committee in advance of their confirmation hearing next week... Read More

Effort to Gut House Ethics Office Stopped

January 03, 2017 |

Effort to Gut House Ethics Office Stopped On Tuesday, Taxpayers for Common Sense sent the following letter to the office of Speaker of the House of Representatives: Paul Ryan (R-WI)... Read More

Letter to Senate: S. 612 (WIIN) is a Loss for Taxpayers

December 08, 2016 | Transportation & Infrastructure

Letter to Senate: S. 612 (WIIN) is a Loss for Taxpayers Taxpayers for Common Sense and the National Taxpayers Union sent the following letter to the Senate Wednesday afternoon asking lawmakers... Read More

Right-Left Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap Increased Funding for OCO Account

December 02, 2016 | National Security

Right-Left Coalition Tells Congress to Scrap Increased Funding for OCO Account Taxpayers for Common Sense recently joined a left/right coalition letter to Congress regarding the Pentagon budget. The letter told... Read More

Letter to House: Reject Effort to End Earmark Moratorium

November 16, 2016 | Earmarks & Appropriations

Letter to House: Reject Effort to End Earmark Moratorium Earlier today, TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives arguing against a motion to end the moratorium on... Read More

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 | Budget & Tax

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 | Transportation & Infrastructure

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

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February 16, 2017

Military Base Closure: It’s Just Plain Common Sense

Sadly, common sense often doesn’t seem that common in Washington and, in particular, Capitol Hill. Lawmakers... Read More

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