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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

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

New Vogtle Delay Highlights Risks of DOE’s Loan Guarantees

February 12, 2015 | Energy

New Vogtle Delay Highlights Risks of DOE’s Loan Guarantees In a recent filing, Southern Company reported that the construction of two new nuclear reactors at Plant Vogtle, which is partially owned... Read More

Costs for Agricultural Shallow Loss Programs Run Deep

January 29, 2015 | Agriculture

Costs for Agricultural Shallow Loss Programs Run Deep Just this week, CBO released an updated Farm Program baseline estimating that new agricultural income entitlement programs will cost... Read More

Congressional Scorekeeper Releases Budget Outlook

January 26, 2015 | Budget & Tax

Congressional Scorekeeper Releases Budget Outlook Today the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual report on the federal government’s budget and economic outlook, and the... Read More

Residents Recognize Medicine Bow Plant Isn’t Worth Their Support

December 22, 2014 | Energy

Residents Recognize Medicine Bow Plant Isn’t Worth Their Support Last week, it was welcome news to hear that citizens of Hanna, Wyoming are skeptical about the proposed construction of a $2 billion coal... Read More

Top 10 Tax Cherries On Top of the CROmnibus

December 17, 2014 | Budget & Tax

Top 10 Tax Cherries On Top of the CROmnibus Fresh off their $1.1 trillion CROmnibus high, the Senate approved a bill providing dozens of tax breaks to special interests. The tax... Read More

House Committee Asks Wrong Questions on Federal Subsidies for Nuclear Energy

December 16, 2014 | Energy

House Committee Asks Wrong Questions on Federal Subsidies for Nuclear Energy Members of the Subcommittee on Energy of the House Committee on Science, Space and Technology met with the Department of Energy (DOE) and... Read More

Stocking Stuffers in CROmnibus’ Pentagon Spending

Stocking Stuffers in CROmnibus’ Pentagon Spending The Pentagon portion of the CROmnibus is liberally sprinkled with funding for programs the Pentagon either wants to end or never asked for... Read More

Billions in Taxpayer-Backed Loans Slated for Risky Nukes

December 10, 2014 | Energy

Billions in Taxpayer-Backed Loans Slated for Risky Nukes Today the Department of Energy issued a $12.5 billion nuclear loan guarantee solicitation. More of a kitchen sink approach this time... Read More

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Weekly Wastebasket

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February 27, 2015

The Plane That’s Eating the Pentagon

You really want that sports car, or a Mercedes, or a vacation, or a big new house, or some other fancy but... 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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TCS Analysis of President’s FY2016 Budget

February 02, 2015

Weekly Wastebasket

The Plane That’s Eating the Pentagon

February 27, 2015

Letters & Testimony

Fiscal Conservatives Urge Adherence to Budget Control Act

February 27, 2015

Letters & Testimony

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

February 27, 2015

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Upcoming Administrative Actions on Methane

February 26, 2015