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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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Congress Begins Fight against Obamacare’s Menu Labeling Mandate

by Elizabeth Dolan / /

One of the many burdensome parts of the President's health care law is a mandate requiring menu labeling. In implementing this provision, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) established a rigid 400 page, one-size-fits-all rule demanding that restaurant
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The IRS Continues to Trample on Americans’ First Amendment Rights

by Elizabeth Dolan / /

The IRS is under heavy fire from Capitol Hill once again, but the barrage might best be described as a defensive measure to protect taxpayers. House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) and 20 members of the Committee recently ca
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House Takes Lead in Fight Against Nanny State

by Nan Swift / /

For the third Congress running, the House passed the REINS Act (Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny) with bipartisan support, 243-165. NTU has been a long-time supporter of the legislation and issued a key-vote alert ahead of today's floor
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Obama’s Kenya Flights Cost $6 Million, Tie Him for Most Total International Trips

by Douglas Kellogg / /

New data from National Taxpayers Union Foundation's (NTUF's) study of Presidential travel, "Still Up in the Air", found Obama has spent 161 days abroad during his presidency on 41 international trips.
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