Author Archives: CRS Staff

Today only: Your Amazon Smile support goes 10X further

Did you know you can support the cause of lower government spending just through your regular purchases? Amazon Smile donates .5% of every purchase to the Institute to Reduce Spending, and today only, we’re excited to say that they will be … Continue reading

CBO: Obamacare repeal will reduce deficit by $337 billion

This post originally appeared at Institute to Reduce Spending. The Congressional Budget Office has released their long-awaited score for the American Health Care Act—the ACA replacement legislation. The 37-page cost estimate details the spending implications of enacting this legislation, a … Continue reading

Jonathan Bydlak in Forbes: Bloated Defense Budgets Put America’s Troops At Risk

Writing today in Forbes, CRS founder and president Jonathan Bydlak takes on a timely issue: Big Pentagon budgets and how wasteful spending in the country’s largest bureaucracy harms our country’s soldiers. How much does the Department of Defense (DoD) waste on overhead … Continue reading

Jonathan Bydlak in The Hill: How to miss the point and make Americans pay

Writing in The Hill, Coalition president Jonathan Bydlak takes on a recent contentious issue for DC policymakers: The so-called border-adjusted tax. While the Coalition is neutral on tax policy, we are deeply concerned to see policymakers  apparently forgetting the root of the problem: Spending. … Continue reading

Introducing SpendingTracker.org

We are so excited to announce that the first-ever real-time spending tracker is online! Check it out now at SpendingTracker.org. This powerful tool has been on our workbench here at the Coalition for nearly the past two years. And every day … Continue reading