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Letters 

NTU to Congress: Serious Reforms Needed to Tackle Puerto Rico Debt Crisis

by Pete Sepp / /

On behalf of National Taxpayers Union’s (NTU’s) members across the nation, including those who reside in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, I write to provide comments regarding today’s hearing on proposed legislation to make Puerto Rico’s public corporations and municipalities eligible for debtor status under Chapter 9 of the Bankruptcy Code. Besides the legislation immediately before the Committee, H.R. 870, there are a host of issues surrounding Puerto Rico’s fiscal future that merit deliberation. Taxpayers are grateful that you are focusing on these urgent matters.


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Testimony 

NTU Joins Coalition in Filing Comments to the FCC Regarding Competitive Bidding Rules

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The recent actions of Dish Network in the AWS-3 auction raise serious concerns about the structure and continued efficacy of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) "designated entity" ("DE") program.
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Commentary 

Executive Vice President Brandon Arnold Comments On the Proposed Merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable to the FCC

by Brandon Arnold / /

On behalf of the 362,000 members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our views regarding the proposed merger of Comcast Corporation and Time Warner Cable Inc. (TWC). NTU is the nation's oldest taxpayer advocate organization. We are a non
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