Author Archives: Rebekah Bydlak

Meet the Top Savers: Thomas Massie

Representative Thomas Massie has made a name for himself in Congress thanks to a unique blend of conservative and liberty-oriented policies, and a willingness to push back against big government from both parties. Massie, who has represented Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District … Continue reading

Meet the Top Savers: Raúl Labrador

Congressman Raúl Labrador has represented Idaho’s 1st Congressional District since 2011, previously serving in the Idaho state house. A key member of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, Rep. Labrador has been vocal on fiscal issues, and in the 114th Congress, he … Continue reading

Meet the Top Savers: Walter Jones

Congressman Walter Jones has represented North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District since 1995 – long enough to remember the last time Congress balanced the budget. Voting to spend just over $8 billion over the next decade in the 114th Congress, Congressman Jones recently … Continue reading

Meet the Top Savers: Justin Amash

Congressman Justin Amash of Michigan’s 3rd District holds the distinction of being the most fiscally conservative Member of Congress in either party. His votes in the 114th would authorize just over $8 billion over the next decade. This record is even … Continue reading

Jonathan Wren in Rare: Will Donald Trump audit the Pentagon?

The Trump administration has been setting new ground in many ways, but one of the most striking has been President Trump’s very public attacks on expensive weapons programs. Writing today in Rare, CRS outreach manager Jonathan Wren points out that real reform must … Continue reading