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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Calls President's Sequester Comments "Stall Tactic," Criticizes Unbalanced Tax Grab

by Pete Sepp, Douglas Kellogg / /

"Once again the clock is ticking on Washington to get serious about spending reductions, and once again the White House's response is: delay the sequester and hike taxes even higher."
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21 Watchdogs Urge Congress to Pass Bill Repealing Obamacare's “Dangerous”Bureaucratic Review Board

by Douglas Kellogg / /

21 leading free market, conservative, organizations have sent a joint letter to Congress advocating repeal of the Independent Payment Advisory Board (IPAB), the bureaucratic spear-point of the Affordable Care Act.
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To Boost Recovery, Back LNG Exports, Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Says

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Today the National Taxpayers Union (NTU) reaffirmed its support for the development of an export market for liquefied natural gas (LNG), both for the widespread economic benefits gained and due to the group's longstanding commitment to free and open trade
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Praises FTC for Ending Google Search Investigation; Urges Other Agencies, Officials to Steer Clear

by Pete Sepp / /

One antitrust nightmare has been avoided; no more witch hunts. That's the message from the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) on the heels of today's announcement from the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) that the agency had concluded its investi
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Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Cheers as Bipartisan Whistleblower-Protection Legislation Clears Congress

by Pete Sepp / /

Even in a rancorous lame duck environment, Washington can still make progress toward fiscal responsibility, and the Senate's passage of legislation to help protect federal government whistleblowers from retaliation on the job is proof positive. That's the
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Coalition of 22 Fiscally-Conservative Groups to Congress: Don‘t Undermine “Sequester”Budget Cuts

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Today, a coalition of leading fiscally-conservative organizations sent a letter to Capitol Hill, urging Congress to respect the $109 billion level of scheduled spending reductions to occur in 2013 under the Budget Control Act‰Ûªs ‰ÛÏsequester‰Û mechanism
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Election Was No Blow-Out for Big Government, Taxpayer Group‘s Analysis of State Ballot Measures Shows

by Pete Sepp / /

Despite cautiously O.K.‰Ûªing a large tax increase in California and rejecting limits on taxes in some other states, voters across the country were in no mood to give blanket approval for proposals that would take more of their money, according to an anal
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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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