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NTU Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Rein in Fannie and Freddie

by Clark Packard / /

We the undersigned organizations, representing hundreds of thousands of hardworking Americans fed up with government spending and overreach, urge members of Congress to pass H.R. 1673, the "Enterprise Secondary Reserve Taxpayer Protection and Government A
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$15 Minimum Wage Threatens American Economic Prosperity

by Allyson Clawson / /

With the recent debate on minimum wages, left wing groups aren't backing down anytime soon. San Francisco and Seattle have both raised their minimum wages to $15 an hour, beginning a debate about the impact of a drastically higher minimum wage on the nati
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NTU Urges All Senators to Vote No on the Export-Import Bank

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Senators to vote "NO" on the Kirk amendment to H.R. 22, the legislative vehicle for the Highway Trust Fund legislation. This amendment would reauthorize the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank, thereby perpetuating a program with dubious benefits and
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NTU Endorses A-PLUS Amendment to S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write in support of your "Academic Partnerships Lead Us to Success Act," or A-PLUS, amendment to S. 1177, the Every Child Achieves Act. This amendment would substantially increase the flexibili
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To Address Puerto Rico’s Debt Problems, Look Beyond Chapter 9, Support Comprehensive Reforms

by Pete Sepp / /

On behalf of National Taxpayers Union's (NTU's) members across the nation, including those residing in Puerto Rico, I urge you to think beyond what may appear to be "easy fixes" for the Commonwealth's fiscal crisis and instead enact measures that will enc
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NTU Vote Alert: "Yes" on the "Ratepayer Protection Act," H.R. 2042

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 2042, the "Ratepayer Protection Act." This legislation would provide recourse to states and consumers harmed by the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) "Clean Power Plan" rule, which would increase e
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Coalition Urges Congress to Repeal Indoor Tanning Excise Tax

by Pete Sepp / /

We, the undersigned organizations representing hundreds of thousands of Americans, urge Congress to repeal the 10 percent excise tax imposed on indoor tanning services established by the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act (PPACA). The tax v
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NTU Hosts Panel on FTC Threat to Limited Government

by Allyson Clawson / /

Recently, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) hosted a Capitol Hill panel discussion concerning the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and its impact on American taxpayers. The panel was held in conjunction with the release of a new policy paper from NTU Presiden
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URGENT: "Yes" on H.R. 2146, the vehicle for Trade Promotion Authority

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Senators to vote "YES" on H.R. 2146, the vehicle for Trade Promotion Authority (TPA). This legislation would help facilitate and expedite agreements between the United States and foreign trading partners
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NTU Vote Alert: "Yes" on Ryan TPA Amendment

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on the "Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015," the Ryan Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2146. This legislation would enact Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which wou
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