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Video: Rising Candidate Bernie Sanders Offered Trillion-Dollar Spending Agendas

by Alwyn Lansing / /

Senator Sanders is now atop polls in the race to be the next President, but taxpayers will know him well for proposing the top spending agenda during every Senate session in which he's served. Watch and learn more! ...
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Speaking of Taxpayers: Joe Biden's Spending, Post Office Struggles, and More!

by Douglas Kellogg / /

A variety of topics from Joe Biden's Senate spending record to the Post Office's wasteful ways are on the docket in this podcast as NTU Federal Affairs Manager Nan Swift joins the show. And of course.... The Outrage of the Week!
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“Sweet” Subsidies Increase Prices and Discourage Competition

by Elizabeth Dolan / /

Last month, the Coalition for Sugar Reform sent a letter to United States Trade Representative Michael Froman urging a complete Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement that includes expanded sugar market access. Due to U.S. import restrictions and subsi
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USPS Pushes Envelope on Financial Health Claims

by Pete Sepp / /

To defenders of the U.S. Postal Service's (USPS's) "business" model, the financial data for the April-June 2015 period showing a loss of "only" $586 million must seem like cause for popping the champagne corks. After all, for the same period in 20
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Video: Hillary Clinton's $226 Billion Average Spending Agenda

by Alwyn Lansing / /

What would Hillary Clinton aim to do with the federal budget if elected President? Her eight years in the Senate may offer a hint, check out NTUF's video breakdown of her spending proposals...
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In Memoriam: Jeanie Stanley, 1928-2015

by Pete Sepp / /

Last week, National Taxpayers Union and Foundation lost a passionate advocate for limited government with the passing of Jeanie Stanley, our Chairman David Stanley's beloved wife of 67 years. She was one of the organizations' longest-serving and dedicated
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Video: GOP Presidential Candidate Spending Analysis Breakdowns

by Alwyn Lansing / /

Six candidates for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination have served in Congress, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Lindsay Graham (R-SC), former Sen. Rick Santorum (R-PA), and former Rep. John Kasich (R-OH).
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NTU Defends Coloradoans Against Power Hungry Lawmakers

by Allyson Clawson / /

Joining the efforts of National Federation of Independent Business, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) signed onto an amicus brief in Kerr v. Hickenlooper, a case on remand before the Tenth Circuit Federal Court of Appeals addressing the constitutionality of
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Uniform Food Labeling Standards Measure Moves Ahead in Congress

by Elizabeth Dolan / /

Last week, the House passed H.R. 1599, the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act with a recorded 275 - 150 vote. This bill would create a federal, voluntary labeling standard for genetically modified foods (GMO) or those with GM ingredients. Under the stan
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EPA’s Disastrous “Clean Power Plan” Rule Moves Forward

by Nan Swift / /

Later today, President Obama is expected to unveil the final version of the "Clean Power Plan" – a set of draconian new regulations administered by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which would increase energy costs and force an estimated 150,0
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