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Filner's "Fall from Grace" Cushioned by Federal Taxpayer-Backed Pension - as Much as $59K per-year, $1.19 Million Lifetime

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

If the rest of America thought the scandal and resignation of San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was just a concern for Southern California, they are in for a costly wake-up call: According to National Taxpayers Union (NTU) estimates, the former Congressman could
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NTU Salutes Senators for Proposing "Download Tax" Safeguards

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) offered praise to Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) for introducing the Digital Goods and Services Tax Fairness Act. The legislation, which NTU has endorsed in previous Congresses, woul
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NTU Responds to President's Economic Speech: More Words Won't Work

by Pete Sepp / /

If rhetoric from politicians could move an economy, America would be experiencing the most muscular recovery in its history. The fact that the economy is still struggling to find its feet is a sign that Washington needs to retool its deeds, not just its w
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Cheers North Carolina Tax Relief

by Douglas Kellogg, Lee Schalk / /

On behalf of its 8,800 members in the Tar Heel State, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) praised the expected signing of the ‰ÛÏTax Simplification and Reduction Act‰Û by Governor Pat McCrory; and lauded North Carolina leaders f
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White House Delay of Employer Mandate Could Prove Futile Gesture for Economy, If "Obamacare" Stands

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg, Brandon Arnold / /

Today, in response to the Obama administration‰Ûªs announcement that implementation of the employer mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) would be postponed, National Taxpayers Union Vice President Bra
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NTU Response to President's Energy Policy Remarks at Georgetown

by Pete Sepp / /

Affordable, abundant energy can help propel our economy to a stronger, broad-based recovery, but only if elected officials have the foresight to advocate sensible tax and regulatory policies. Unfortunately, today's proposal from President Obama still fall
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National Taxpayers Union Applauds House Defeat of Farm Bill

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

This afternoon, in a win for the nation‰Ûªs taxpayers, the near trillion-dollar ‰ÛÏFarm Bill‰Û failed to pass the House of Representatives by a vote of 195-234. National Taxpayers Union (NTU), the nation‰Ûªs oldest and largest taxpayer advocacy group, vo
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Applauds North Carolina House Passage of Landmark Tax Reform, Urges Senate Action

by Douglas Kellogg, Lee Schalk / /

Today, in a letter to legislators in Raleigh, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) voiced approval for the ‰ÛÏTax Simplification and Reduction Act‰Û that just made its way through the North Carolina House. The non-partisan taxpayer advocacy
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