Author Archives: Rebekah Bydlak

Statement on the American Healthcare Act

Earlier today, Coalition founder & president Jonathan Bydlak released the following statement on the American Healthcare Act (AHCA). Later this evening, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on the American Healthcare Act (AHCA). As you know, we’ve been … Continue reading

Failing to Address the Debt is Not Sustainable

This post originally appeared at Institute to Reduce Spending. President Trump has a golden opportunity to appeal to the fiscal hawks who were wary about how he would address the $20 trillion national debt. With large cuts to the EPA, … Continue reading

Obamacare repeal: A Call for Caution

Update: A version of this piece appeared in Rare. Yesterday evening, the House Ways & Means and Energy & Commerce Committees released their drafts to repeal and replace Obamacare. The plans are a mixed bag for Americans who might have been … Continue reading

Where did the fiscal conservatives go?

This post originally appeared at the Institute to Reduce Spending. Fiscal Conservatism has been the bedrock of the Republican Party for years. From Reagan to Ryan, McConnell to Cruz, Republicans have prided themselves on small government and fiscal restraint. But … Continue reading

UPDATED: Trump budget requests $54 billion in new Pentagon spending

Today, the White House released details on the President’s budget proposal, and it is a serious blow to hopes that the administration would target big spending across government. The budget proposes a $54 billion increase to Pentagon spending, while leaving … Continue reading