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Congress Takes Up Defense Authorization Bill

by Nan Swift / /

House and Senate conferees have reached agreement on the FY17 National Defense Authorization Act - how have taxpayers fared in this prolonged fight?
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Revisiting Justice Scalia’s Quill Opinion

by Clark Packard / /

In Quill, Justice Scalia wrote, "Congress has the final say over regulation of interstate commerce ..."
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Experts Agree: CBO, “Health Demonstrations” Should Top Congress’s Scrutiny List

by Pete Sepp / /

Health care, program savings, the budget process – taxpayers have so many priorities for the incoming Congress and Administration to address.
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Insuring a Sound Tax Reform Process

by Pete Sepp / /

"There's good reason to be optimistic that tax reform can be done next year. That doesn't mean we won't have to put in the work."
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Ohio Supreme Court Decision Is Troubling for Taxpayers

by Clark Packard / /

The case raises profound questions about the limits of state governments.
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CFTC Rule: Little Scrutiny, Lots of Pitfalls

by Clark Packard / /

The crux of Reg. AT would allow the CFTC to force regulated companies to turn over their automated trading algorithms to the government without a subpoena.
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2016 Ballot Initiatives: Largely Positive Results for Taxpayers

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Taxpayers scored some significant victories on consequential ballot measures decided at the state and local level, with some notable exceptions.
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Drug Price Negotiations: When the Savings Ain’t So

by Pete Sepp / /

Nowhere is that word "complex" more applicable than the issue of how governments purchase prescription drugs.
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WHO Calls for Massive Regressive Tax Hikes

by Clark Packard / /

Earlier this week, the World Health Organization called for a tax of between 20 to 50 percent on sugar-sweetened drinks.
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Free Markets Best for America’s Moo Cows

by Nan Swift / /

Dairy farmers are facing a massive "cheese glut" that even an individual pizza mandate can't solve. Taxpayers shouldn't be on the hook for a milk bailout.
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