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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: Billions On The Line in Obama's Speech

by Dan Barrett / /

On Tuesday, taxpayers will hear what President Obama plans to do with their tax dollars as he delivers the annual State of the Union (SOTU) Address. Though we're not expecting a budget proposal to be released for another few weeks, NTUF will offer America
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Taxpayer's Tab: Leaving Money on the Table

by Demian Brady / /

Representatives and Senators are still in town for the remainder of the so-called "lame duck" session and while they are primarily interested in wrapping up the big items that remain on the agenda to close out the 113th Congress, there are still opportuni
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Taxpayer's Tab: A $68 Billion Hit to Your Wallet

by Dan Barrett / /

Yesterday, National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) released a new study that calculated the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development's (OECD's) recent recommendations for U.S. policymakers would cost American taxpayers over $68 billion
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Taxpayer's Tab: Presidential Travel Update

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

In what appears to be the last of his official scheduled travel for the year, President Obama has made stops in China and Burma and will visit Australia the 15th as he attends international summits and meets with key government leaders. According to the W
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Taxpayer's Tab: Election 2014: Voters Choose Less Spending

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With Election 2014 mostly in the books, it's time for taxpayers to take stock of the agendas of the Senators-elect. In this special edition of The Taxpayer's Tab, NTU Foundation crunched the numbers of the 36 seats that were in contention, either through
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Taxpayer's Tab Issue #39

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With only six days left until Election Day, many taxpayers are looking for clarity in political races across the country. Americans need a voice to cut through the campaign rhetoric and reveal the hard numbers behind the pledges and promises of candidates
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Taxpayer's Tab: New Study Finds $122 Billion Difference Between Colorado Senate Candidates Gardner, Udall

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National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) continued its efforts to educate taxpayers about the competitive Senate races across the country. A new NTUF candidate agenda analysis reveals the hard numbers behind the campaign rhetoric in Colorado's hotly con
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Taxpayer's Tab: $129 Billion Budget Impact Separates Ernst, Braley Platforms

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NTUF released a new candidate agenda analysis, revealing the hard numbers behind the campaign rhetoric in Iowa's hotly contested Senate race between State Senator Joni Ernst and Congressman Bruce Braley. The findings show that over $128.9 billion in a
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Taxpayer's Tab: BillTally Update: Spending Proposals on the Rise

by Dan Barrett / /

At this point, Members in the House have introduced 661 spending bills and 139 cut bills, a ratio of nearly 5 to 1. Senators have authored 437 spending bills and 68 savings bills – that is over 6 increases for each reduction proposed.
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Taxpayer's Tab: Communications and Research Interns Needed for the Fall!

by Dan Barrett / /

NTU Foundation has always been able to rely on our network of taxpayers, policy experts, and advocates to get Americans the most up-to-date figures on how officials in Washington, D.C. want to change spending. Now, we need your help once again.
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