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Support Common Sense Reforms to Federally Subsidized Crop Insurance

September 19, 2017 | Agriculture

Support Common Sense Reforms to Federally Subsidized Crop Insurance Taxpayers for Common Sense co-signed the following letter to the House and Senate urging members to support crop insurance reform. ... Read More

Taxpayer Groups Urge No Vote on Baldwin “Buy American” Amendment

September 14, 2017 | National Security

Taxpayer Groups Urge No Vote on Baldwin “Buy American” Amendment Taxpayers for Common Sense and National Taxpayers Union sent the following letter to the Senate urging Members to reject an amendment to the 'National Defense Authorization Act' that would maintain protectionist provisions... Read More

Cotton Amendment to National Security Bill: Profligate and Irresponsible

September 14, 2017 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Cotton Amendment to National Security Bill: Profligate and Irresponsible National Taxpayers Union and Taxpayers for Common Sense sent a letter to the Senate urging Members to reject an amendment to the 'National Defense Authorization Act' that would eliminate the 2011 Budget Control Act’s (BCA) provisions to enforce the congressionally-enacted discretionary spending caps.... Read More

Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on Renewable Fuel Standard Program

September 06, 2017 | Energy

Comments to the Environmental Protection Agency on Renewable Fuel Standard Program Taxpayers for Common Sense sent a letter to the EPA providing comments on its proposed rule titled “Renewable Fuel Standard Program: Standards for 2018 and Biomass-Based Diesel Volume for 2019."... Read More

Don’t Gut the Congressional Budget Office (CBO)

July 26, 2017 | Budget & Tax

Don’t Gut the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives urging Members to reject two amendments to the 'Make America Safe Appropriations Act' that would gut parts of the CBO. ... Read More

Fiscal Groups Support Amendments to Cut New Pentagon Slush Fund

July 25, 2017 | National Security

Fiscal Groups Support Amendments to Cut New Pentagon Slush Fund TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives supporting amendments geared towards eliminating the "National Defense Restoration Fund".... Read More

No Costly Cotton Bailout in 2018 Appropriations!

July 25, 2017 | Agriculture

No Costly Cotton Bailout in 2018 Appropriations! Taxpayers for Common Sense sent the following letter to the Senate arguing against padding the the bottom lines of certain agricultural businesses.... Read More

Pentagon $ Shouldn’t Pay for a Border Wall

July 24, 2017 | National Security

Pentagon $ Shouldn’t Pay for a Border Wall TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives arguing against Pentagon money going to President Trump's proposed border wall. ... Read More

NDAA Pro-Taxpayer Recommendations

July 13, 2017 | National Security

NDAA Pro-Taxpayer Recommendations TCS sent the following letter to the House of Representatives in anticipation of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. ... Read More

Fiscal Conservative Amendments to Include in NDAA

July 11, 2017 | National Security

Fiscal Conservative Amendments to Include in NDAA TCS joined 10 other organization in sending a letter urging the House Rules Committee to consider the following amendments on H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization bill for Fiscal Year 2018.... Read More

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September 21, 2017

Lots of Lawmaker To-Dos

Congress may have kicked the end of fiscal year spending issue can down the legislative road for a couple... Read More

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