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

July 17, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | 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 | Letters & Testimony | 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 | Letters & Testimony | 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 | Letters & Testimony | 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 | Letters & Testimony | 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 | Letters & Testimony | 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 | Letters & Testimony | 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

Ten Fiscal Conservative Groups Oppose Wasteful New Government Fishery Certification Scheme

May 27, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Natural Resources

Ten Fiscal Conservative Groups Oppose Wasteful New Government Fishery Certification Scheme On May 27, Taxpayers for Common Sense joined with nine other fiscally conservative organizations to write the National Oceanographic and... Read More

Re HR 4435: National Defense Authorization Act

May 21, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | National Security

Re HR 4435: National Defense Authorization Act This morning Taxpayers for Common Sense joined an ideologically diverse coalition calling on the House to accept certain amendments to... Read More

Too Little Reform, Too Much Waste: Oppose Water Resources reform and Development Act

May 20, 2014 | Letters & Testimony | Transportation & Infrastructure

Too Little Reform, Too Much Waste: Oppose Water Resources reform and Development Act TCS sent a letter to the House and Senate urging opposition to the Water Resources Reform and Development Act of 2014 because it contains too little reform and too much waste.... Read More

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August 28, 2014

Subsidies Keep the Good Times Rolling

Anybody road tripping through the Corn Belt this Labor Day can’t miss the obvious signs of farm profitability.... Read More