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Taxpayer's Tab: Congress Favors Spending Over Savings

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer, Ryan McAvoy / /

Since 2008, ten different U.S. municipalities were forced to declare bankruptcy. One of the leading causes of these fiscal crises was inability to cover pension costs for public employees. Many states are also trying to figure out how to finance their unf
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In Senate, Rand Paul Averaged $484 Billion Spending Reduction Agenda

by Douglas Kellogg / /

During his first two Congresses, 2016 Presidential Candidate Senator Rand Paul (R – KY) proposed savings agendas that would cut $483.8 billion per year, on average, from the federal budget – topping the list of largest net cutters in the Senat
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Taxpayer's Tab: Rand Paul's Legislative Agenda Marked by Deep Cuts, Flat Taxes

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer, Ryan McAvoy / /

Rand Paul is the junior Senator from Kentucky and has represented the Bluegrass State since 2011, having previously worked as an ophthalmologist in Bowling Green. His father, Ron, is well known as an outspoken libertarian-minded Congressman from Texas, an
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NTU in the News: Roundup

by Alwyn Lansing / /

Today's roundup: The Salt Lake Tribune discusses a new version of the MFA, NTU President Pete Sepp is on a panel about the Tongass National Forest, and also talks to OneNewsNow about the "taxpayer bill of rights."
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Rand Paul's Tax Reform Plan: What It Means

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

On Thursday, Presidential candidate and Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) penned an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal that announced how he intends to reform the federal tax code.
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Taxpayer's Tab: Bernie Sanders' Legislative Record Reveals $1 Trillion in New Spending

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer, Ryan McAvoy / /

Bernie Sanders is a self-described Democratic Socialist representing the state of Vermont in the U.S. Senate. He has a long history of public service, having first been elected Mayor of Burlington in 1980 and winning three more terms after that. From 1991
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Rubio’s Average Fiscal Agenda Would Save $330 Billion (Equal to 4.1 Million “Luxury Speedboats”)

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Senator Marco Rubio's Presidential candidacy has caused some additional focus on his finances. Not to be left out, National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) today released an analysis of Marco Rubio's legislative spending agenda during his Senate term, r
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Taxpayer's Tab: Rubio's Legislative Agenda: $330 Billion in Spending Cuts

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer, Ryan McAvoy / /

The race for the White House in 2016 is heating up, and the candidates are already touring the country to connect with potential voters and donors. In an increasingly crowded field, candidates need to distinguish themselves by laying out their platforms a
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Taxpayer's Tab: What Would Free Tuition Cost Taxpayers?

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer / /

This week's edition of The Taxpayer's Tab features legislation that would eliminate the cost of tuition at public universities. And, although we did not score any bills in the past week that would specify savings, we did note a pair of proposals that woul
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Press Release 

In Senate, Clinton Sought $226 Billion Average in Spending Per Year

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Hillary Clinton's campaign website has no policy items outlined yet, and her term as Secretary of State has been the focal point of scrutiny, but her past in the Senate offers the best insight into her fiscal priorities … That's why National Taxpay
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