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Iowa Senate Race Budget Breakdown of Joni Ernst’s Agenda

by Dan Barrett / /

As campaigns enter the home stretch of Election 2014, NTU Foundation released a line-by-line analysis of how Iowa State Senator Joni Ernst would change the federal budget if elected to the U.S. Senate. Researchers matched quotes from Ernst’s campaign literature and debate appearances with cost estimates for proposed legislation and budget data to compile her full proposed spending agenda. On net, she would decrease annual federal spending by $87.1 billion but the top-line figure is not the whole story.


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Taxpayer's Tab Issue #37

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NTUF released a new candidate agenda analysis, revealing the hard numbers behind the campaign rhetoric in Iowa's hotly contested Senate race between State Senator Joni Ernst and Congressman Bruce Braley. The findings show that over $128.9 billion in a
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$129 Billion Budget Impact Separates Braley, Ernst, Platforms in Iowa Senate Showdown

by Douglas Kellogg / /

A new candidate agenda analysis from National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) reveals the hard numbers behind the campaign rhetoric in Iowa's hotly contested Senate race between State Senator Joni Ernst and Representative Bruce Braley – finding a
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Braley, Ernst Fiscally Divided in Iowa Senate Race

by Dan Barrett / /

Today, National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) released line-by-line analyses of where U.S. Congressman Bruce Braley (D-IA) and Iowa State Senator Joni Ernst (R) could take the federal budget if elected as Iowa's new Senator. The two candidates have ma
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The CDC, Obamacare, & Ebola

by Dan Barrett / /

Watching the news these days, it's clear that there's a lot of anxiety about Ebola. Nightly news segments speak of the mysterious virus spreading through western Africa, sounding like a chapter of The Hot Zone or a narrative in The Coming Plague. While Co
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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: Tobacco Taxes Could Triple Prices

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Recommendations from the World Health Organization would raise the price of tobacco products while incentivizing illicit trade.
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VIDEO: How Congress Would Spend Your Money: A BillTally Review

by Dan Barrett / /

NTU Foundation just released a video on the findings and insights of the BillTally First Session report, which found that Congress might be up to business as usual and proposing spending increases and bigger budgets. However, with thousands of bills score
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Burgers, Bananas, and Corporate Tax Policy

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Burger King's and Chiquita's recent plans to restructure illustrate a growing problem with the U.S. corporate tax Code.
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Tab Supplemental 3 of 3: The BAKE SALE Act

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

As NTUF continues to improve our new website and The Taxpayer's Tab, Foundation staff brings you the latest BillTally research and commentary on the proposed spending. In the third of our supplemental posts, we scored H.R. 5417, the BAKE SALE Act of 2
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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: Mandatory Minimum Sentences

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The latest research from NTUF's BillTally project.
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