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"Skinny Budget" Short on Savings

by Nan Swift / /

The White House “skinny budget” and defense supplemental ignore opportunities for waste reduction and fail to address our long-term fiscal challenges.


 


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Latest Continuing Resolution Both Naughty and Nice

by Nan Swift / /

Will the new CR be good or bad? Taxpayers won't know until well into the New Year.
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Pentagon: “Spending Dollars Like It Doesn’t Matter”

by Nan Swift / /

Read why Pentagon officials went to great lengths to bury report that proposed billions in savings.
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Congress Takes Up Defense Authorization Bill

by Nan Swift / /

House and Senate conferees have reached agreement on the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act - how have taxpayers fared in this prolonged fight?
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Senate Water Resources Bill Would Worsen U.S. Army Corps Woes

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Senators to vote "NO" on S. 2848, the Water Resources Development Act of 2016 (WRDA)
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Coalition Urges NDAA Conferees to Reject OCO Gimmick

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We urge you to reject an arbitrary deadline for spending the OCO account funding in the NDAA for Fiscal Year 2017.
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Senate DOD Funding Bill Kicks Budget Gimmick Habit

by Nan Swift / /

Taxpayers were told it couldn't be done, no one could make cuts at the Pentagon. But one hard-working Senate committee made it happen.
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Left-Right Coalition Calls for Reforms in NDAA Conference Report

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The positions laid out below safeguard taxpayer dollars from wasteful practices and allow for greater openness in the weapons procurement process.
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House Kills Zombie Earmark (Again)

by Nan Swift / /

National Taxpayers Union (NTU) applauds House passage of the Huffman (D-CA) - McClintock (R-CA) amendment to H.R. 5293, the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations bill.
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NTU Urges House to Reject Budget Busting Pentagon Spending Bill

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "NO" on H.R. 5293, the Fiscal Year 2017 Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations Act.
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