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Top of To-Do List for Returning Congress: Curb IRS’ Email Snooping Power

by Pete Sepp / /

Think you've read everything about IRS email scandals? Here's one that needs to make more headlines in coming days … and it's not about Lois Lerner. It is, instead, about legislation designed to clarify the limits of the tax agency's powers to pry
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Could Public Lands Benefit from Private Maintenance?

by Michael Tasselmyer / /

Before adding more national monuments to the preservation list, government should be sure that it can care for the previously designated monuments in a cost-efficient way.
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Letters 

NTU Endorses S. 1378, the "Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2015"

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our support for S. 1378, the "Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act." This legislation would incentivize federal employees to report not only mismanaged or wasted taxpayer funds, but al
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Vote Alert 

NTU Vote Alert: "Yes" on V.A. Accountability Act, H.R. 1944

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 1944, the "VA Accountability Act of 2015." This legislation protects veterans and taxpayers by empowering the Secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to take necessary measures against emplo
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Letters 

NTU Supports S. 942, the "Fair Treatment for All Donations Act"

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our support for S. 942, the "Fair Treatment for All Donations Act." This legislation would protect donations to 501(c)(4), (c)(5), and (c)(6) organizations from being subject t
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NTU Joins Coalition Against Use of Taxpayer Dollars for Lobbying

by Brandon Arnold / /

Federal taxpayer dollars should not be used to fund activist groups that lobby to raise taxes and restrict access to legal consumer products at the state and local level. Yet the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is now operating Partnersh
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Policy Paper 

FTC: A Three-Letter Way to Spell “Nanny”?

by Pete Sepp / /

When taxpayer advocates scan the horizon for threats that will expand government and curtail Americans' freedoms, several familiar federal "faces" will inevitably appear – the IRS, TSA, EPA, or more recently the Department of Health and Human Servic
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NTU Urges Scrutiny of NIH Grant Use

by Clark Packard / /

Earlier this week, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) wrote a letter to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) regarding the possible misuse of grant funds. A recent study written by three University of Florida professors examined whether Illinois' 2009 alco
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Vote Alert 

NTU Urges "Yes" Votes on the "Fair Treatment of All Donations Act"

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 1104, the "Fair Treatment of All Donations Act," which would ensure that donations to 501(c)(4), (c)(5), and (c)(6) organizations are not subject to the federal gift tax.
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Letters 

NTU Supports H.R. 1104, the "Fair Treatment for All Donations Act."

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to express our support for H.R. 1104, the "Fair Treatment for All Donations Act." This legislation would protect donations to 501(c)(4), (c)(5), and (c)(6) organizations from being subjec
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