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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

Open Letter to Congress: Strengthen Fiscal Controls

The Coalition to Reduce Spending is proud to sign on to a coalition letter urging Congress not to forget the “true tax,” as Milton Friedman famously characterized runaway spending and debt. The letter is cosigned by 15 organizations: Coalition to Reduce … 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

Jonathan Bydlak in The Hill: GOP refusal to deal with spending will haunt tax overhaul

Writing today in The Hill, CRS founder and president Jonathan Bydlak discusses ongoing tax reform efforts in light of the Thursday release of the GOP tax plan. On Thursday, Americans got their first look at the president’s long-anticipated tax plan with the … Continue reading

Is Congress moving ahead on the budget?

Note: This post originally ran at the Institute to Reduce Spending. This week, the House and Senate have been crafting their drafts of a 2018 budget resolution, but the two chambers still have a ways to go in order to reach … Continue reading