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Unleash the Economic Potential of Energy Exports

Tell Congress: It’s not the 1970s anymore; it’s time to repeal the crude oil export ban



An Open Letter to Congress: Beware of Reinsurance Tax Hikes as “Pay-Fors”

As the 2015 session winds down, lawmakers are seeking a variety of "pay-fors" to offset the costs of legislation whose passage is deemed urgent.


If You Love Something, Tax It Less

The latest corporate inversion - between Pfizer and Allergan, PLC - is a good reminder that we need reform, not new regulations to keep businesses here.


End-of-Year Spending Bill Presents Opportunities for Taxpayers

Open Letter to the House and Senate: Taxpayer Priorities for the FY16 Omnibus Appropriations Bill


Broad Coalition Warns Against Naval Budget Gimmick in Omnibus

As the Senate and House finalize the fiscal year 2016 appropriations legislation, we write to urge you to exclude Sec. 10017 of the House-passed defense appropriations act.


Study Finds Highest Ever Average Wireless Taxes

Earlier this week, Joe Henchman of the Tax Foundation and Scott Mackey of KSE Focus LLP released a study of the tax burdens faced by wireless consumers in 2015. At close to 18 percent, the national average for wireless taxes and fees are at their highest levels.

Policy Paper 

The Case Against a Four Percent of GDP Defense Spending Minimum

NTUF challenges the long-held notion that the U.S. should spend at least four percent of GDP on defense in a new policy paper, "When More Is Meaningless."


The Federal Budget for Refugee Assistance

Anyone paying attention to the news has heard about the international refugee crisis but few people have probably heard of the Office of Refugee Resettlement, the federal agency that oversees the services provided to refugees in the United States. The first refugee legislation was enacted following World War II but the Office was established in 1980 as a program within the Department of Health and Human Services' Administration of Children and Families.

Vote Alert 

NTU Urges Senators to Support Resolutions to Stop EPA Power Grab

NTU urges all Senators to vote "YES" on S.J. Res. 23 and S.J. Res. 24, Congressional Review Act resolutions aimed at stopping harmful new fossil-fuel power plant regulations recently finalized by the EPA.

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