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Throwback Thursday: Budget Edition

by Demian Brady / /

Remember this pledge from then-candidate Barack Obama from the 2008 debates? So we're going to have to make some investments, but we've also got to make spending cuts. And what I've proposed, you'll hear Senator McCain say, well, he's
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Speakers Set Vision for Major Spending Reforms at Hill Event

by Nan Swift / /

Our friends at Coalition to Reduce Spending hosted an event last week examining "What Will It Take to Cut Spending?" Dr. Tom Price, the Chairman of the House Budget Committee kicked off the evening, driving home the gravity of the issue saying that we " &
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Congress Reconsiders Spending Caps in Long-Term Budget Deal

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Caps enacted in 2011 have significantly slowed spending and deficits, and will continue to do so in the future -- if Congress decides to keep them.
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NTU Opposes Funding Gimmicks in NDAA Conference Report

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Members of Congress to vote "NO" on the Conference Report to H.R. 1735, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2016. After a lengthy negotiations process – and despite some minor improvements – the legislation still fal
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October 1 Marks New Fiscal Year & 200 Days Since Debt Limit Reached

by Demian Brady / /

Thursday October 1 is not only the start of the new Fiscal Year, it will also mark the passage of the fifth straight year that none of the regular appropriations bills have been passed into law. The last time the entire budget was passed without use of an
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BCA Caps and American Household Debt

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Government deficits have been reduced significantly since BCA caps were enacted, which means less debt on the average American's plate.
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Don't Forget: Beyond Shutdown Threat, Debt Ceiling Looms

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Beyond the immediate budget controversy, the President and many Members of Congress are seeking a way to bust through spending caps they agreed to just a few years ago.
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When Politicians Talk, What Does It Cost You?

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Last week's GOP debate was over three hours long. Here's what candidates did with that time -- in dollar figures.
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Spending Proposals in the Second GOP Debate

by Demian Brady, Michael Tasselmyer / /

NTU Foundation pored over the specifics of the proposals cited by the presidential candidates to calculate the net potential impact on spending.
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