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TCS Analysis of President’s FY2016 Budget

February 02, 2015 |

TCS Analysis of President’s FY2016 Budget Taxpayers for Common Sense staff will be combing through the President's budget over the next several hours and days, explaining what the... Read More

Congress Making Defense Slush Fund Slushier

March 25, 2015 | Budget & Tax , National Security

Congress Making Defense Slush Fund Slushier In the House and Senate budget resolutions, lawmakers are funneling $38 billion more into the Pentagon's slush fund than the Pentagon... Read More

Senate Budget Committee Holds Hearing on The Benefits of a Balanced Budget

Senate Budget Committee Holds Hearing on The Benefits of a Balanced Budget At a March 11th Senate Budget Committee hearing on the benefits of a balanced budget, lawmakers discussed government waste, corporate... Read More

DOI Budget Hearing: Lawmakers Discuss Coal Royalties, Methane, and Oil and Gas Leasing

March 20, 2015 | Budget & Tax , Energy , Natural Resources

DOI Budget Hearing: Lawmakers Discuss Coal Royalties, Methane, and Oil and Gas Leasing March 5th House Natural Resources Committee hearing on DOI’s FY2016 budget request... Read More

House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee questions USFS Chief on FY2016 Budget Request

March 20, 2015 | Budget & Tax , Energy , Natural Resources

House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee questions USFS Chief on FY2016 Budget Request On March 3rd, the House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee held a hearing to examine the U.S. Forest Service (USFS)’s FY2016 budget... Read More

Forest Service FY2016 Budget Request Examined by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

March 19, 2015 | Budget & Tax , Natural Resources

Forest Service FY2016 Budget Request Examined by Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee held a hearing to examine the U.S. Forest Service (USFS)’s FY2016 budget request... Read More

Secretary Jewell discusses DOI FY16 Budget Request with House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee

March 19, 2015 | Budget & Tax , Energy , Natural Resources

Secretary Jewell discusses DOI FY16 Budget Request with House Appropriations Interior Subcommittee On February 25th, Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell and Deputy Secretary Mike Connor testified before the House... Read More

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Discusses DOI’s FY2016 Budget Request

March 19, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Discusses DOI’s FY2016 Budget Request At a February 24th Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on the Department of Interior (DOI)’s FY2016 budget request,... Read More

Slush Fund Is 2nd Largest Agency in House Budget Resolution

March 17, 2015 | National Security

Slush Fund Is 2nd Largest Agency in House Budget Resolution Under the President’s original budget request for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016, if the Overseas Contingency Operations Fund was a separate federal... Read More

Upcoming Administrative Actions on Methane

February 26, 2015 | Energy , Natural Resources

Upcoming Administrative Actions on Methane In January, the White House announced a series of actions aimed at reducing emissions from methane, a potent greenhouse gas, including a... Read More

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Weekly Wastebasket

Our weekly reality-check for federal spending. View All

March 27, 2015

Unsustainable Growth

Just before leaving for a two-week recess, the House passed a bill aimed at permanently solving a long-standing... Read More

The Unaffordable F-35

The President’s Budget for FY2015

The President's proposed budget for fiscal year 2015 is out. Get the facts and see our analysis.

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