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National Taxpayers Union 2012 Ballot Guide: Analysis of State & Local Fiscal Ballot Initiatives Reveals Most Significant Slate Yet

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) released its 2012 Ballot Guide: The Taxpayer‰Ûªs Perspective. NTU‰Ûªs guide covers 750 propositions, initiatives, referenda, proposals and constitutional amendments from 35 states that will impact t
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Fiscally Conservative Groups Laud House Leaders for Bipartisan Whistleblower-Protection Bill‘s Passage

by Pete Sepp / /

Thanks to ‰ÛÏunanimous consent‰Û passage today of legislation to help protect federal government whistleblowers from retaliation on the job, the House of Representatives has admirably strengthened taxpayers‰Ûª first line of defense against waste, fraud a
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Warns Senate Against The Bill with a Thousand Faces

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Different bills, same problems: that's the assessment of the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU), which for the second time in as many weeks weighed in with testimony to a Congressional committee warning of the dangers associated with legislatio
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Latest Internet Tax Scheme Violates Constitutional Taxing Principle, Demands Unprecedented Compliance Burden, Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Testifies to Congress

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today, Vice President of Government Affairs for the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU), Andrew Moylan, submitted testimony to the House Judiciary Committee criticizing the "Marketplace Equity Act" (H.R. 3179) as a flawed piece of legislation th
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Taxpayer Groups Applaud Ballot Measure to Limit Future Tax Increases

by Pete Sepp, Lee Schalk / /

Last week, over 600,000 Michiganders submitted their signatures to put a two-thirds supermajority requirement to raise taxes on the November ballot. The ballot language, proposed by the Michigan Alliance for Prosperity, would subject all future tax increa
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Interchange Fee Settlement Should Serve as “Hands-Off”Message to Congress, Says Taxpayer Group

by Pete Sepp / /

Hot on the heels of the recent announcement that Visa and MasterCard had reached a $7.25 billion settlement over interchange fees, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) had a simple message for elected officials: hands off!
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Health Care Ruling Guts Constitution‘s Taxing-Power Limits, Will Ignite New Taxpayer Revolt, Citizen Group Says

by Pete Sepp / /

Today‰Ûªs Supreme Court decision upholding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, or ‰ÛÏObamacare,‰Û has disastrous implications not only for health care but for all tax policy ‰ÛÒ thanks to the Court‰Ûªs reliance on Congress‰Ûª taxing authority
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101 Economists Warn: Overzealous Anti-Trust Investigation of Google Threatens Consumer Choice and Market Innovation

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

Today, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission and other key policymakers, signed by 101 leading economists who agree that the federal government‰Ûªs latest anti-trust enforcement push ‰ÛÒ aimed most
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