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TCS Joins Letter Supporting an End to the Export-Import Bank

April 21, 2015 | Budget & Tax

Taxpayers for Common Sense joined more than 50 other free-market supportive organizations encouraging Congress to let the Export-Import Bank expire as scheduled.... Read More

TCS Comments on Tax Reform to Senate Finance Committee

April 15, 2015 |

TCS Comments on Tax Reform to Senate Finance Committee It has been more than a quarter-century since the last overhaul of the tax code, and in that time it has become a confusing thicket littered with narrow carve-outs, parochial preferences, and revenue giveaways. ... Read More

Fiscal Conservatives: Maintain Point of Order for Defense Spending (Senate)

April 14, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Senator Michael B. Enzi, Chairman Committee on Budget U.S. Senate 624 Dirksen Senate Office Building Washington, DC 20510 Dear Chairman... Read More

Fiscal Conservatives: Maintain Point of Order for Defense Spending (House)

April 14, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Representative Tom Price, M.D. Committee on the Budget U.S. House of Representatives 207 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC... Read More

TCS and Other Taxpayer Groups Urge Termination of Money-Losing Timber Sales

March 18, 2015 | Natural Resources

TCS and Other Taxpayer Groups Urge Termination of Money-Losing Timber Sales On Wednesday, TCS led a coaltion of taxpayer advocacy groups in sending a letter to the House of Representatives supporting efforts by Rep.... Read More

Joint Letter to Budget Committees: Ensure Taxpayers Harvest Agriculture Savings

March 04, 2015 | Agriculture , Budget & Tax

TCS and six other fiscal conservative organizations sent a letter insisting the Budget Committees hold the Agriculture Committees accountable for producing promised savings. ... Read More

Fiscal Conservatives Urge Adherence to Budget Control Act

February 27, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

  Representative Tom Price, Chairman Committee on Budget U.S. House of Representatives 207 Cannon House Office Building Washington, DC... Read More

Letter to DOE: Cut Funding for CCS Projects, Like FutureGen

February 27, 2015 | Energy

Letter to DOE: Cut Funding for CCS Projects, Like FutureGen TCS has been tracking the FutureGen project for all of its tortured existence since 2003, and constantly advocating for its funding to be... Read More

Joint Letter to the Senate Urges Renewable Fuel Standard Reform

February 26, 2015 | Energy

Joint Letter to the Senate Urges Renewable Fuel Standard Reform Today, TCS joined 34 other organizations in support of a new measure to reform the failed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS)... Read More

TCS and 46 Other Organizations Support FOIA Reform

February 06, 2015 | Budget & Tax

TCS and 46 Other Organizations Support FOIA Reform On Thursday, TCS joined with 46 other organizations to send a letter to Congress in support of recent efforts to reform the Freedom of... Read More

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April 24, 2015

Bracing for the Fiscal Storm

June marks the beginning of the Atlantic hurricane season. While 2014 was a relatively light year for storms,... Read More

The Unaffordable F-35