Author Archives: Jake Grant

Justin Lurie pledges to Reject the Debt

Justin Lurie, a candidate running for Congress in Texas’ 2nd Congressional District, has officially signed the Coalition to Reduce Spending’s pledge to reduce spending. The pledge specifies that Lurie will not vote for any spending without offsets elsewhere in the … Continue reading

David Balat pledges to Reject the Debt

We’re pleased to announce that David Balat, running for Congress in Texas’ 2nd Congressional District, has officially signed the Coalition to Reduce Spending’s pledge to reduce spending. The pledge stipulates that Balat will not vote for any spending without offsets … Continue reading

CRS Signs Coalition Letter Insisting Congress Not Restore Earmarks

Last week, CRS signed a coalition letter with 6 other organizations, urging Congress not to lift the ban on earmarks. Since 2011, Congress has outlawed this budgeting tool, which allowed a provision to be added to a bill, directing funds … Continue reading

CRS Signs Coalition Letter Urging Congress to End the Harvest Price Option

The Coalition to Reduce Spending is pleased to stand with 9 other organizations in signing a coalition letter urging our support of the Harvest Price Subsidy Prohibition Act. Introduced by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz) and Rep. John Duncan (R-Tenn), this … Continue reading

House Passes PREPARE Act out of Committee

Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee unanimously passed the Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience (PREPARE) Act. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07), enhances government preparedness for extreme weather situations, … Continue reading