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Justin Lurie pledges to Reject the Debt

Justin Lurie, a candidate running for Congress in Texas’ 2nd Congressional District, has officially signed the Coalition to Reduce Spending’s pledge to reduce spending. The pledge specifies that Lurie will not vote for any spending without offsets elsewhere in the … Continue reading

David Balat pledges to Reject the Debt

We’re pleased to announce that David Balat, running for Congress in Texas’ 2nd Congressional District, has officially signed the Coalition to Reduce Spending’s pledge to reduce spending. The pledge stipulates that Balat will not vote for any spending without offsets … Continue reading

32 fiscally conservative organizations tell Congress: Don’t bring back earmarks!

Today, we were proud to join 31 other fiscally conservative organizations to send a resounding message to Congress: Don’t bring back earmarks. We were joined by the National Taxpayers Union, FreedomWorks, Americans for Prosperity, ALEC, Americans for Tax Reform, Heritage Action, … Continue reading

A year of firsts

From all of us at the Coalition, we hope you and yours have a safe and happy New Year. Take a moment to read this quick note from CRS founder and president Jonathan Bydlak about one of the most unique … Continue reading

CRS Signs Coalition Letter Insisting Congress Not Restore Earmarks

Last week, CRS signed a coalition letter with 6 other organizations, urging Congress not to lift the ban on earmarks. Since 2011, Congress has outlawed this budgeting tool, which allowed a provision to be added to a bill, directing funds … Continue reading