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Bipartisan Coalition Sends Letter to Armed Services With Final NDAA Recommendations

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NTU joins transpartisan coalition to combat Pentagon waste.


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Blog 

What NTUF Found in the Colorado Senate Race

by Dan Barrett / /

With a week and a half left until Election Day, National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) has released another line-by-line study of candidates' campaign proposals. This report covers the fiscal agendas of Colorado's two Senatorial frontrunners: Congress
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D.C. Streetcar Delays Traffic as Open Nears

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Safety and traffic questions remain unanswered only weeks away from D.C. streetcar system's opening.
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They Spent What? New Wastebook Weighs in at $25 Billion!

by Nan Swift / /

Outgoing Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) released his latest, and last, Wastebook today, detailing $25 billion in wasteful government spending, from $387,000 on Swedish massage for rabbits to $90 million "promoting U.S. culture around the globe with nose flut
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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: Iowa Election Focus

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

NTUF releases new study of Ernst, Braley campaign agendas.
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Iowa Senate Race Budget Breakdown of Bruce Braley’s Agenda

by Dan Barrett / /

Last week, NTUF Foundation released a line-by-line analysis of how Congressman Bruce Braley would change federal spending if elected to the U.S. Senate. Researchers matched direct quotes and campaign literature with proposed legislation and budget data to
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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 lite
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Podcast 

Grading America’s Governors with Cato’s Chris Edwards; Iowa Senate Candidates' Spending Plans; Ebola Outrage! - Speaking of Taxpayers, Oct. 17

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NTU Federal Affairs Manager Nan Swift steps in as cohost for this week's busy podcast. Chris Edwards, Cato Institute Tax Policy Director talks about their new analysis of Governors, who earns high marks may surprise you. Plus, NTUF breaks down the spe
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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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Public Banned, Media Booted, Tobacco Taxes Hiked at WHO Meetings

by Douglas Kellogg / /

If you subscribe to the Taxpayer's Tab, or listen to NTU's podcast "Speaking of Taxpayers", you are well aware that the World Health Organization (WHO) was considering a worldwide tobacco tax proposal that would call for a minimum 70 percent rate on said
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