Author Archives: CRS Staff

Open Letter to Congress: Strengthen Fiscal Controls

The Coalition to Reduce Spending is proud to sign on to a coalition letter urging Congress not to forget the “true tax,” as Milton Friedman famously characterized runaway spending and debt. The letter is cosigned by 15 organizations: Coalition to Reduce … Continue reading

MEDIA RELEASE: Sen. Eric Brakey pledges to Reject the Debt

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jake Grant, Outreach Director Email: jake@reducespending.org STATE SENATOR ERIC BRAKEY PLEDGES TO ‘REJECT THE DEBT’ IN US SENATE RACE Brakey joins nonpartisan coalition that includes Sen. Ted Cruz (TX), Rep. Jim Banks (IN-3), Rep. Warren Davidson (OH-8), … Continue reading

Jonathan Bydlak in The Hill: GOP refusal to deal with spending will haunt tax overhaul

Writing today in The Hill, CRS founder and president Jonathan Bydlak discusses ongoing tax reform efforts in light of the Thursday release of the GOP tax plan. On Thursday, Americans got their first look at the president’s long-anticipated tax plan with the … Continue reading

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