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Agriculture Committees Harvesting SNAP Savings to Feed Agribusiness

March 23, 2017 | Agriculture

Agriculture Committees Harvesting SNAP Savings to Feed Agribusiness Preparing the ground for an attempt to increase federal spending in a new farm bill, beneficiaries of federal agricultural programs are... Read More

Crop Insurance Companies Cry for Cash

March 20, 2017 | Agriculture

Crop Insurance Companies Cry for Cash Now that the House and Senate Agriculture Committees have started hearings preparing for a 2018 farm bill, special interests that... Read More

The President’s FY2018 ‘Skinny Budget’ Analysis

March 15, 2017 | Budget & Tax

The President’s FY2018 ‘Skinny Budget’ Analysis With 20 years of experience, TCS staff will be combing through the President's fiscal year (FY) 2018 'skinny' budget and posting our... Read More

April Showers of Cash

March 08, 2017 | National Security

April Showers of Cash The Congress added $5.7 Billion to the Pentagon's budget for programs they didn't even ask for! ... Read More

Protectionism Perfected

March 02, 2017 | National Security

Protectionism Perfected 'Buy American' sounds good, but the Pentagon shouldn’t be used as a jobs program.... Read More

House Agriculture Committee Looks to Milk Taxpayers

February 24, 2017 | Agriculture

House Agriculture Committee Looks to Milk Taxpayers Agriculture Committee members ignore cost overruns to plead for more subsidies for dairy.... Read More

Can’t Fight Terror with Nukes

December 23, 2016 | National Security

Can’t Fight Terror with Nukes Looking back at the last year or so, we have started at least two commentaries with, “Terrorists have struck again in a major European... Read More

Continuing Resolution Contains $14 Billion in Off-Budget Spending

December 08, 2016 | National Security

Continuing Resolution Contains $14 Billion in Off-Budget Spending Congress is set to debate a stop-gap spending bill funding the government after the current bill expires December 9th. The bill,... Read More

Pentagon Hides Pentagon-Commissioned Study That Told Them How to Save $125 Billion

December 06, 2016 | National Security

Pentagon Hides Pentagon-Commissioned Study That Told Them How to Save $125 Billion Just in time for the release of a draft Continuing Resolution to keep the federal government working past Friday, the Washington Post... Read More

Conference Report: NDAA (FY 2017) | Analysis

December 01, 2016 | National Security

Conference Report: NDAA (FY 2017) | Analysis The massive piece of compromise legislation that sets Pentagon policy for Fiscal Year 2017 was just released to the public... Read More

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March 24, 2017

Performance Budgeting

Most of the coverage of President Trump’s “skinny” budget focused on spending cuts, eliminated agencies, and... Read More

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U.S. Coal to Germany

The Unaffordable F-35

The President’s Budget for FY2018

The President's proposed budget for fiscal year 2018 is out. Get the facts and see our analysis.

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