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NTU urges all Senators to vote “NO” on S. Con. Res. 11, the Concurrent Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2016

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Senators to vote “NO” on S. Con. Res. 11, the Concurrent Budget Resolution for Fiscal Year 2016.  In resorting to gimmicks to address of fiscal irresponsibility, this budget falls short of the restraint taxpayers need.


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NTU Vote Alert: Senate Budget Amendments, Part 4

by Nan Swift / /

This is the fourth of several communications to the Senate NTU intends to make during the course of the budget debate.
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NTU Vote Alert: Senate Budget Amendments, Part 3

by Nan Swift / /

This is the third of several communications to the Senate NTU intends to make during the course of the budget debate.
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NTU Vote Alert: Senate Budget Amendments, Part 2

by Nan Swift / /

As the Senate considers S. Con. Res. 11, the Concurrent Resolution on the Budget for Fiscal Year 2016, NTU urges all Senators to vote as follows:
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NTU Vote Alert: H. Con. Res. 27, the FY16 Budget Resolution

by Nan Swift / /

In evaluating the competing budget resolutions for Fiscal Year 2016, NTU considered several priorities, among them: repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, reforming the tax system, and complying with to the Budget Control Act (BCA). While some b
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NTU urges all Senators to vote as follows on Amendments to S. Con. Res. 11

by Nan Swift / /

This is one of several communications to the Senate NTU intends to make during the course of the budget debate.
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Letters 

NTU Joins TCS-led Coalition Letter Endorsing Chabot-Blumenauer Tongass Effort

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On behalf of our members and supporters, we write to ask you to support the effort by Rep. Steve Chabot's (R-OH) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR) to prohibit the U.S. Forest Service from conducting money-losing timber sales in the Tongass National Forest.
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Letters 

NTU Endorses H.R. 1087, "The Tax and Fee Collection Fairness Act of 2015"

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On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our support for H.R. 1087, the "Tax and Fee Collection Fairness Act of 2015." This legislation would require that a financial transaction exist between a buyer and seller in or
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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 corporatio
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Puerto Rico’s VAT: A Path Forward?

by Dan Barrett / /

The reasons for why Puerto Rico got into its debt mess are many but all is not lost yet. One proposal by local politicians may be able to right the sinking ship, thereby saving residents and all U.S. taxpayers some serious headache. However, what would th
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