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New CBO Direct Spending and Revenue Estimate Highlights ATC Reform’s Tax Cuts

by Demian Brady / /

CBO did not determine ATC reform would boost deficit by $100B in its plainly incomplete analysis excluding discretionary spending.


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New Documents Show Treasury Used Fannie and Freddie as an ATM

by Thomas Aiello / /

Newly released court documents disclose why Treasury seized the profits of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
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Politicians Continue to Push For Increased Minimum Wage Even as it Fails

by Jeffrey Freeberg / /

Regardless of numerous examples to the contrary, lawmakers continue to push for minimum wage hikes.
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Big Changes Are Coming for the FCC

by Ari Boosalis / /

The FCC looks to promote innovation, reduce regulations, and cut the budget with the new administration now in power.
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Thinking Beyond the Budget Score of the Financial CHOICE Act

by Demian Brady / /

There are additional points to consider regarding the CHOICE Act beyond its estimated budgetary savings.
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10 Bills That Can Bypass Congressional Gridlock

by Nan Swift / /

NTU Releases 6th Annual "No-Brainers" List
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NTU Urges House to Support Regulatory Reform Measures

by Nan Swift / /

NTU strongly urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 1155, the "Searching for and Cutting Regulations that are Unnecessarily Burdensome (SCRUB) Act."
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Improper Payments: 124 Programs, $124 Billion

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

A new report from the Government Accountability Office (GAO) shows that 124 programs across 22 different agencies made $124.7 billion in improper payments in FY 2014. That's up from $105.8 billion in the year before, and represents what GAO calls a "p
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Government Grants Continue to be Misused Without an End in Sight

by Clark Packard / /

In a recent article in The Hill, Dr. Edward Peter Stringham, a professor at Trinity College, makes the case that government grants are being used to peddle certain pre-ordained politically-favored causes. Dr. Stringham uses recent studies on the alleged n
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Can Congress Be Tempted by this Low-Hanging Legislative Fruit?

by Nan Swift / /

For the fifth year in a row, National Taxpayers Union is pleased to offer for consideration 10 "no-brainer" bills - commonsense, bipartisan legislation that would in some way create a change for the better. Faced with a fall calendar packed with potential
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