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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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NTU Endorses Legislation to Lift Crude Export Ban

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write in strong support of H.R. 702, a bill that would repeal Section 103 of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975, lifting the near-40 year ban on crude oil exports
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NTU Endorses "Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act," H.R. 2017

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our support for H.R. 2017, the "Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2015." This legislation was drafted in response to the failings of a section of the President's health
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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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Blog 

$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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Vote Alert 

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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Vote Alert 

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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