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Latest Taxpayer's Tab: Mandatory Minimum Sentences

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The latest research from NTUF's BillTally project.
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Research Refresher: Special NTUF Paper on the Need for Tax Reform

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Earlier this week, NTU Foundation released a study on the need for fundamental tax reform and what the alternatives to the current system is at the federal level. Check out the summary and be sure to share it with your fellow taxpayers!
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Tab Supplemental 2 of 3: The Smarter Sentencing Act

by Dan Barrett / /

As NTUF continues to improve our new website and The Taxpayer's Tab, Foundation staff brings you the latest BillTally research and commentary on the proposed spending. In the second of our supplemental posts, we scored H.R. 3382 and S. 1410, the Smart
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Tab Supplemental 1 of 3: The National Care Corps Act

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

As NTUF continues to improve our new website and The Taxpayer's Tab, Foundation staff brings you the latest BillTally research and commentary on the proposed spending. In the first of our supplemental posts, we scored H.R. 5288, the National Care Corp
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Public Pension Funds Pay Wall Street Millions

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

To make up shortfalls, public pension funds are relying more on so-called "alternative" investments, which can yield higher returns but are riskier and cost more to manage.
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NTUF Policy Paper: Tax Code is Costly, Risky

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

A new study from NTUF shows that not only does the current tax Code's complexity cost taxpayers time and money, it also puts their private information at risk. There are options to reform the system, however, and the study highlights some of them.
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Lift Off: Private Sector Bringing Manned Spaceflight Back to U.S.

by Dan Barrett / /

NASA made a big announcement yesterday that is out of this world: two companies (Boeing and SpaceX) have been selected to ferry humans from earth to the International Space Station (ISS). Boeing has completed all of NASA's testing and will receive $4.2 bi
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D.C. and California: Consider New Costs in New State and State Split Discussions

by Dan Barrett / /

While discussion continues over granting Washington, D.C. statehood and splitting up California into six separate states, reformers need to consider the new costs that will almost certainly face them as their citizens gain new rights.
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Can Two Senators Get Along on a Desert Island? How About on the Budget?

by Dan Barrett / /

I found myself reading an article combining politics and reality television on Entertainment Weekly. No Really. Senators Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich will be morooned on a desert island for 6 days and 6 nights in a series titled Rival Survival. Can they
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New Jobs Report Disappoints

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

The latest jobs figures are out and though 142,000 jobs were added in August, officials were expecting much more growth. The labor participation rate also dropped to levels comparable to the recession.
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