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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: A SOTU Primer

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Ahead of the State of the Union Address, NTUF takes a look at the spending proposals that have been highlighted in previous speeches from President Obama.
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Is Your State's Tax System "Fair"?

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

A new study from the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy ranks each state's tax system according to how "fair" it is -- but what does that mean, and how is it measured?
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The State of the Union Isn't Dead

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

While we may already know some of what the President will speak about on Tuesday night, taxpayers shouldn't ignore the agenda he puts forth as it will almost certainly entail more federal spending and taxes.
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Report: Regulations to Cost Taxpayers $1.9 Trillion

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Ahead of SOTU, taxpayers should pay attention to how much the President's & the new Congress' proposals will add to the staggering 175,000 pages of federal regulations already on the books -- which a new study found will cost nearly $1.9 trillion
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One Week: Start Your SOTU Engines

by Dan Barrett / /

NTU and Foundation are counting down to the moment when the House Sergeant at Arms announces "Mr. Speaker, the President of the United States" for the State of the Union (SOTU). What will President Obama propose? How will his agenda affect your wallet and
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Six Years Later, TARP Programs Remain Active

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

According to a recent report from the Government Accountability Office, the Department of Treasury is still managing $2.9 billion worth of assets through five non-housing programs in the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP), and has incurred costs of $37.
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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: SOTU Price Tag

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

For over ten years running, NTU Foundation has estimated the cost of the proposals in the President's annual State of the Union address. Submit your guess as to what this year's total will be in our SOTU Price Tag contest, and you could win books,
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"Free" Community College Tuition Proposal Could Cost Taxpayers Plenty

by Demian Brady / /

If all states participate in the President's new proposals, the first-year cost to the federal government could be upwards of $8 billion.
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D.C. Loses Olympic Bid, But Will Taxpayers Win?

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Last night, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) selected Boston to represent the US in its bid to host the 2024 Summer Games. The Massachusetts capital beat out San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C., which might actually be a good thing
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It's that SOTU Time Again

by Dan Barrett / /

As the President, Congress, and the media gear up for the State of the Union on the 20th, you can be ahead of the action! Submit your guess of how much you think the President proposes to change federal spending in his SOTU address.
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