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GAO to DOD: “F-35 Unreliable, Unaffordable”

by Nan Swift / /

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released two reports taking aim at the oft-troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program. The aircraft, intended to fulfill multiple fighting roles across all three branches of the Armed Services, has alre
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Vote Alert 

NTU Vote Alert: Amendments to Military Construction & Veterans Affairs and Energy & Water Appropriations Bills

by Nan Swift / /

As the House considers H.R. 2029, the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act of 2016, NTU urges all Representatives to support amendments that would reduce waste, increase efficiency, and save taxpayers money. To that end, NTU will
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If Taxpayers Could Instruct Congressional Budgeters, the Word Would be Discipline

by Nan Swift / /

As Members of Congress meet to hammer out the differences between the House and Senate's Fiscal Year 2016 budget resolutions, much is on the line for America's taxpayers. There are three decisions in particular conferees can make to ensure that the budget
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It Costs $206,377 to Fly Air Force One

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

For some time now, NTU Foundation has tracked the international travel of American presidents and offered whatever insight we can into what it costs taxpayers. New information has revealed that it costs over $206,000 per hour to fly Air Force One in FY 20
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Letters 

Open Letter to the House and Senate: Reduce Spending on Long Range Anti-Ship Missile

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As organizations representing hundreds of thousands of Americans committed to fiscal responsibility, we believe that it is more imperative than ever that you carefully balance our nation's need to have the world's strongest military with strong fiscal pol
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