Tag Archives: spending

Coalition supports the FAST Generics Act

Today, we were thrilled to see the introduction of common-sense legislation that will take aim at an area long overdue for reform: Expensive prescription drugs and the regulations that enable monopolies and high prices. Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT) and David McKinley … Continue reading

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Unprecedented levels of public support for reducing federal expenditures

A Rasmussen poll of 1,000 likely voters conducted in December found that nearly 3 in 4 of those polled favor Washington reducing spending. Overall, 73% nationwide believe the federal government should cut spending in order to deal with the nation’s current economic … Continue reading

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Real Clear Policy: Remember Milton Friedman: Spending Is Taxing

Coalition President Jonathan Bydlak and board member Corie Whalen have a new op-ed out today in Real Clear Politics. It highlights Milton Friedman’s warnings that increases in spending ultimately result in higher taxes. Here’s a link to the article. The … Continue reading

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Fears Over Sequester Prove Most Politicians Not Serious About Cutting Spending

Last summer, President Obama signed the controversial Budget Control Act of 2011 that raised the debt ceiling and created the infamous “Super Committee” tasked with devising a plan to reduce the deficit by $1.8 trillion over the next decade. The … Continue reading

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Why everything must be on the table

Among those who understand government has a severe spending problem, there are considerable differences on what exact spending should be reduced. For a long time the focus has been on eliminating government waste, “porkbarrel” projects and earmarks. The spotlight has … Continue reading

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