Category Archives: coalition letters

CRS signs AFFIRM Act Coalition Letter

Today, the Coalition to Reduce Spending was proud to join a nonpartisan group of organizations urging Congress to reform one of the most wasteful aspects of the Farm Bill program: Crop insurance. Introduced by Representatives Ron Kind (D-WI) and Jim Sensenbrenner (R-WI) in … Continue reading

CRS signs coalition letter urging NFIP reforms

Today, the Coalition to Reduce Spending was proud to sign on to a letter urging Congress to take up smart flood insurance reforms to ensure that the National Flood Insurance Program does not further burden the taxpayers. Dear Chairmen Crapo and … 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

Coalition urges Congressional leadership to adopt cost-saving flood standards

Today, SmarterSafer, a broad coalition of which CRS is a member, sent a letter to Congressional leadership urging the adoption of Federal Flood Risk Management Standards and a greater emphasis on mitigation, not putting taxpayers on the hook for greater costs … Continue reading

CRS joins broad coalition opposing Sea-based Deterrence Fund misuse

The Coalition to Reduce Spending was proud to sign on today to a broad coalition letter urging appropriators to exclude Sec. 10017 of the House-passed defense appropriations act, which would have authorized up to $3.5 billion in taxpayer money to be … Continue reading