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The Taxpayer's Tab is the weekly newsletter for up-to-the-minute research from the National Taxpayers Union Foundation's BillTally Project.  Each week, NTUF will bring you updates on the week's most and least expensive bills, the ones with the most cosponsors ("the most friended"), and a few bills we've termed Wildcards -- bills that we think you might find interesting.


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Taxpayer's Tab: Apollo Lunar Landing Legacy Act

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Between 1969 and 1972, American astronauts traveled to the Moon to both win the Space Race and study the geology of the Earth's closest neighbor.
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Taxpayer's Tab: Visualizing the President's International Travel

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Happy Independence Day! Our nation has endured through world wars, recessions, and changing attitudes and ideologies during its 237-year existence. May we continue to flourish under the freedoms laid forth by the Founding Fathers. On behalf of the researc
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Taxpayer's Tab: Obama Spends More Time Abroad than All But One Predecessor

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As President Obama continues his extensive week-long trip to Africa, taxpayers at home are left stranded with basic questions over costs and transparency. That's the underlying conclusion of an updated study released today from National Taxpayers Unio
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Taxpayer's Tab: H.R. 2109, the Back to Basics Job Creation Act of 2013

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Financing for lower-income small businesses remains difficult. While some businesses need money to expand their capacity or workforce to keep up with demand, others need funds to stay in business as the economy continues its slow recovery.
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Taxpayer's Tab: Legislative Spotlight: Student Loans

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America's student loan system is on shaky ground. As of March 2013, outstanding student loan debt in America is at $986 billion, and increasing rapidly. Congress is currently debating whether or not to extend low interest rates on certain student loan
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Taxpayer's Tab: Christmas Tree Tax: Round 2

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In 2011, reports surfaced that the Obama administration was seeking to impose a 15-cent federal tax on Christmas trees. It turned out that the tax was actually sought by the Christmas tree industry through a regulatory process established by Republican la
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Taxpayer's Tab: 112th Congress Muffled Washington's Spending Boom

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Yesterday, National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) released its complete BillTally report for the 112th Congress. Among a host of key findings from this unique, exclusive project, BillTally discovered that across both parties and both chambers of Congr
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Taxpayer's Tab: Spending Would Decrease if Affordable Care Act Repealed

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In this edition of The Taxpayer's Tab we bring you the latest research into spending proposals coming out of Congress.
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Taxpayer's Tab: H.R. 1617, the Emergency Jobs to Restore the American Dream Act

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Faced with a struggling economy and rising unemployment figures, President Obama signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) into law in February 2009.
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Taxpayer's Tab: S. 627, the Medical Innovation Prize Fund Act

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Looking for an opportunity? Hoping to find out what really goes on in government? Betting you can make a difference for the future of the free market? The National Taxpayers Union Foundation's Summer Program might be your ticket to a promising career
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