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Camp Tax Reform Plan Offers Big Leap Potential, but Some Steps Require Work

by Douglas Kellogg / /

In response to the detailed tax reform proposal released today by House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Dave Camp (R-MI), National Taxpayers Union Executive Vice President Pete Sepp offered the following statement:
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Slams Budget Agreement's Passage

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Yesterday evening the Senate passed the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013, the misguided package that scraps the "sequester" spending caps over the next two years in favor of back-loading meager deficit reduction through fee increases and mere promises of spe
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In Reaction to Today's Announcement of an Agreement from the Budget Conference Committee

by Pete Sepp, Brandon Arnold / /

"Despite a great deal of patient negotiations, the agreement reached by Representative Paul Ryan and Senator Patty Murray leaves a lot of unanswered questions for taxpayers – and several answered ones that are discouraging. It busts the reasonable s
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Unlikely Allies Offer Billions in Deficit Reduction Recommendations for Budget Conference Committee

by Pete Sepp / /

As the Congressional Budget Conference Committee nears its deadline to craft a long-term fiscal plan, a new report released today by the U.S. Public Interest Research Group (U.S. PIRG) and the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) provides our elected leaders wi
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Sleepy Election? No Way! Taxpayer Group's Analysis of State & Local Ballot Measures Reveals Major Issues at Stake

by Pete Sepp, Lee Schalk / /

Today, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) released its 2013 Ballot Guide: The Taxpayer's Perspective. NTU's guide covers statewide and local propositions, initiatives, referenda, proposals and constitutional amendments from 14 states that w
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New Campaign to "Keep the Caps" Launched by Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today, National Taxpayer's Union (NTU) officially launched its "Keep the Cap" campaign and website (KeeptheCaps.com) to drive grassroots support for the bipartisan spending limits created by the Budget Control Act two years ago.
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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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