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Repeal Obamacare and Cut the Deficit? A No-Brainer for Congress

by Brandon Arnold / /

Tomorrow, the House of Representatives will vote on a bill that would repeal most of the Affordable Care Act or "Obamacare."
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Troubled Littoral Combat Ship Hits another Snag

by Nan Swift / /

News that the newest Littoral Combat Ship broke down at sea comes as no surprise and is extremely disappointing to taxpayers who keep footing the bill for this problematic program.
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Omnibus Proposes to Scrap Outdated Oil Export Ban

by Brandon Arnold / /

The most important policy change in the massive Omnibus spending bill would scrap the ban on exporting crude oil.
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Government Watchdog Finds EPA Broke Law

by Clark Packard / /

Yesterday, the Government Accountability Office's (GAO) chief counsel issued an opinion finding that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) violated various federal laws in its online campaign to defend its controversial Waters of the United States rul
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NTU to Congress: Customs Bill Offers Huge Win for Taxpayers by Banning Taxation of Internet Access

by Clark Packard / /

The customs bill conference report could give taxpayers a huge early Christmas present: a permanent elimination of taxation on Internet acces.
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Sen. Flake Releases Blockbuster Wastebook

by Nan Swift / /

In a world where $115,000 for puppet shows is a rounding error, one Senator has had enough.
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Platitudes from Paris: The Energy Subsidy Edition

by Pete Sepp / /

Last week in Paris, government leaders pledged to phase out billions of dollars in fossil fuel subsidies.
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Lankford Report: Waste and Over-Regulation Costing Taxpayers

by Nan Swift / /

Freshman Senator James Lankford (R-OK) scored a touchdown for taxpayers with the release of his "Federal Fumbles" report detailing "100 ways the government dropped the ball."
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President Signs Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015

by Clark Packard / /

Last week, President Obama signed S.2036, the "Equity in Government Compensation Act of 2015" sponsored by Senators David Vitter (R-LA) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), which was modeled on Congressman Ed Royce's (R-CA) bill that cut the salaries of the top e
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If You Love Something, Tax It Less

by Nan Swift / /

The latest corporate inversion - between Pfizer and Allergan, PLC - is a good reminder that we need reform, not new regulations to keep businesses here.
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