Author Archives: Rebekah Bydlak

Col. Rob Maness Signs Reject the Debt

The Coalition is pleased to announce that Col. Rob Maness, candidate for Senate in Louisiana, has signed the Coalition’s pledge to Reject the Debt. Maness, one of several candidates seeking to replace retiring Senator David Vitter, previously signed the pledge … Continue reading

More budget dysfunction on its way

As Congress lurches its way through another season of instability and fiscal cliffs, leaders had hoped that the lame duck session would at least offer some hope to pass longer-term legislation, or “mini-buses.” However, it’s looking increasingly likely that this … Continue reading

The Senate just voted to move forward on a bill that doesn’t exist

This fall, politicians are locked in a relatively predictable battle over funding the government. Since they still find themselves unable to follow the regular budget process, the fight instead is primarily about the form and content of a continuing resolution … Continue reading

Coalition: Support Crop Insurance Reforms in the 2017 Budget

Today, we were proud to sign onto a broad coalition letter urging Congress to support some small, but very important, cuts to the federal crop insurance program that were outlined in the president’s budget. These efforts are some of the brightest spots … Continue reading

Rep. Marchant’s debt limit bill comes to House floor tomorrow

UPDATE, 2/12: The bill passed 267-151 — great news for taxpayers! There hasn’t been a wealth of good fiscal news lately, but tomorrow, the House of Representatives will consider a bill that has the potential to target some of the root … Continue reading