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An Open Letter to Congress: Beware of Reinsurance Tax Hikes as “Pay-Fors”

by Pete Sepp / /

As the 2015 session winds down, lawmakers are seeking a variety of "pay-fors" to offset the costs of legislation whose passage is deemed urgent.
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Letters 

End-of-Year Spending Bill Presents Opportunities for Taxpayers

by Nan Swift / /

Open Letter to the House and Senate: Taxpayer Priorities for the FY16 Omnibus Appropriations Bill
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Vote Alert 

NTU Urges House to Overturn Fannie/Freddie CEO Pay Raises

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on S. 2036, the "Equity in Government Compensation Act." This legislation would overturn the recent dramatic salary increases for the CEOs of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, despite the substantial risk both institu
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Vote Alert 

NTU Opposes Attempt to Reauthorize Export-Import Bank

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "NO" on H.R. 597, the "Reform Exports and Expand the American Economy Act." This legislation would reauthorize the Export-Import (Ex-Im) Bank through 2019, thereby perpetuating a program with dubious benefits and seri
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Letters 

NTU Urges Opposition to the “Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015” (UPLA)

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of National Taxpayers Union's (NTU) members, I strongly urge you to oppose the "Universal Paid Leave Act of 2015" (UPLA), which would amend the D.C. Medical Leave Act of 1990. UPLA was introduced earlier this month by Councilman David Grosso and
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Letters 

NTU Joins Coalition in Support of Permanent Bonus Depreciation

by Brandon Arnold / /

In 2008, a bipartisan Congress tried to jumpstart an ailing economy by implementing an important pro-growth tax relief program known as accelerated expensing, or "bonus depreciation." This makes it easier for companies to write off expenses more quickly
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Commentary 

Legislative Memorandum: Puerto Rico’s Finances

by Pete Sepp / /

To: Members and Staff, United States CongressFrom: Pete Sepp, President, National Taxpayers UnionRe: Practical Guidance on Debt Restructuring for Puerto Rico and Fiscal Reforms
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Press Release 

Victory For Taxpayers on Overturning Salary Hikes for Fannie and Freddie

by Jenn Fedor / /

NTU is encouraged by the movement in the overwhelming bipartisan support in overturning the compensation of Fannie and Freddie's CEO's from $4 million to be to be capped at $600,000. We are thankful to the leadership of Rep. Ed Royce (R-CA) on the House v
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Letters 

NTU Endorses Flake Amendment to Stop USDA Overreach

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our support for your amendment to S. 2012, the "Energy Policy Modernization Act." This amendment would prohibit the Secretary of Agriculture from using taxpayer funds to insta
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Letters 

NTU Endorses "Default Prevention Act," H.R. 692

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write in support of H.R. 692, your "Default Prevention Act." This vital legislation would eliminate the potential of a default on U.S. debt obligations and ensure stability in financial markets
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