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Methane Rule Repeal Would Hurt Taxpayers and Businesses

March 27, 2017 | Morning Consult | Energy , Natural Resources

The new Congress has moved quickly to roll back numerous rules and regulations issued by the Obama administration on a range of topics,... Read More

Community Voices: Stop Attacks on Commonsense Environmental Regulations

March 24, 2017 | The Bakersfield Californian | Energy , Natural Resources

There is still some hope that enough members of Congress will have the courage to stop the recent attacks on important environmental... Read More

Trump’s ‘Skinny’ Budget Disappoints But There’s Still Good News on Spending

March 22, 2017 | U.S. News & World Report | Budget & Tax , National Security

The Pentagon is backing away from expensive F-35s in its latest budget request.... Read More

Iowa Lawmakers Vow to Study Local Impact of Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts

March 22, 2017 | The Daily Nonpareil | Agriculture , Budget & Tax

WASHINGTON — After President Donald Trump proposed deep cuts to domestic spending programs, Iowa lawmakers were quick to point out that the... Read More

Lockheed Martin CEO: Trump ‘Absolutely’ Helped Cut F-35’s Cost

March 22, 2017 | Business Insider | Budget & Tax , National Security

Lockheed Martin CEO Marillyn Hewson said that President Donald Trump "absolutely" made a difference in the savings and timelines for... Read More

CARLTON FLETCHER: Fleecing of American Taxpayers Continues

March 18, 2017 | The Albany Herald | Budget & Tax

OPINION: Partisan politics trumps elimination of real government waste... Read More

After Intense Public Anger, Republicans Waver Over Slashing Obama-era Action on Methane Gas

March 17, 2017 | Los Angeles Times | Energy , Natural Resources

As Republican lawmakers consider how closely to align with the climate skepticism and fossil fuel fervor radiating from the White House, a... Read More

Trump’s Cuts: The Good, the Bad and the Bizarre

March 17, 2017 | Politico Magazine | Budget & Tax

The federal government oversees a slew of development programs for rural America, so it may seem odd that it also funds separate rural... Read More

Nebraska, Iowa Lawmakers Vow to Study Local Impact of Trump’s Proposed Budget Cuts

March 17, 2017 | Omaha World Herald | Budget & Tax

  WASHINGTON — After President Donald Trump proposed deep cuts to domestic spending programs, Midlands lawmakers were quick to point out... Read More

Urge Sens. Toomey and Casey to Oppose This Effort to Turn Back the Clock on Methane Waste

March 16, 2017 | Penn Live | Energy , Natural Resources

Millions of dollars of taxpayer-owned natural resources are currently going up in flames every year.... 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