Author Archives: Rebekah Bydlak

CRS, 26 other organizations urge CBO to adopt transparency reforms

The Coalition to Reduce Spending was proud to spearhead a bipartisan coalition letter alongside Demand Progress and 25 other organizational signatories, calling for the Congressional Budget Office to take several key steps to improve transparency. The letter, which can be … Continue reading

Jonathan Bydlak in Reason: Don’t forget spending cuts

Making his debut this week in Reason, CRS founder and president Jonathan Bydlak points out that Congress seems on the verge of making a serious mistake as they push for changes to the tax code — forgetting the reason we’re taxed so much … Continue reading

Don’t use Jimmy Kimmel’s son to defend the status quo

This post originally appeared in Medium. On Tuesday morning, social media began to explode with what seemed like a refreshing break from the charged partisan bickering that’s been dominating post-election political discourse. In a tearful — and tear-jerking — monologue, late-night … Continue reading

This is why we need process reform

Late Monday night, news broke that lawmakers had reached a deal on a short-term spending package that will fund the government until September. This news came after Congress had previously passed a one-week funding package to give themselves just a little … Continue reading

CREATES Act Introduced

We’ve previously told you about ways by which outdated regulations make it harder for consumers to get affordable prescriptions and place more of a burden on taxpayers. Writing in Roll Call, Jonathan Bydlak ran down some of the most common ways this occurs: … Continue reading