Author Archives: CRS Staff

CRS signs coalition letter urging spending reform in debt limit fight

Today, the Coalition to Reduce Spending was proud to join alongside ten fiscally conservative organizations to urge Congressional leadership not to raise the debt limit “without significant reforms that put our nation on a path to fiscal balance.” Year after … Continue reading

Shane Hazel Signs Reject the Debt

We’re pleased to announce that Shane Hazel, running for Congress in Georgia’s 7th  Congressional District, has officially signed the Coalition to Reduce Spending’s pledge to reduce spending. The pledge stipulates that Hazel will not vote for any spending without offsets elsewhere … Continue reading

Nebraska Loses Another Health Insurance Provider

Recently, the Department of Health and Human Services released a report that shows premiums have doubled for individual health insurance plans since 2013. The HHS National Spokesperson stated that Americans were paying a whopping $3,000 more per year on health … Continue reading

Is the Pentagon overpaying for fuel?

The debate over Pentagon spending is hardly new, but it has picked up again after President Trump requested an additional $52 billion in funding for the Pentagon. Fiscal hawks are skeptical about large budget increases after reports this January that … Continue reading

The High Cost of Outdated Crime Policy

On Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced that he had sent a memo to all federal prosecutors on changing the directives of charging and sentencing policy. Sessions instructed his employees to “charge and pursue the most serious, readily provable offense” … Continue reading