Author Archives: CRS Staff

Sen. Braun proposes “no budget, no pay”

As Congress lurches through yet another season of manufactured crises and fiscal cliffs of its own making, there is no question that the status quo is not working. The chances of cutting spending or reforming major programs are nonexistent as … Continue reading

A new way to confront spending

Writing today in The Hill, Jonathan Bydlak discusses a new bill that would make it easier for elected officials to know the true cost of their votes. Rep. Michael Cloud (R-Texas) recently filed a bill that would make ignoring growing deficits a little … Continue reading

Rep. Morgan Griffith cites Coalition data in new op-ed

Writing Monday for NRV News, Virginia rep Morgan Griffith, one of only a handful of Representatives to end the 115th Congress voting for a net spending cut, cited in highlighting his fiscal record. While the Federal Government needs to spend … Continue reading

Sen. Rand Paul cites in new-op-ed

In an op-ed published Monday in the Bowling Green Daily News, US Senator Rand Paul cites Coalition project to highlight his record on spending and the need for better votes in Congress. Exposing wasteful spending is just part of my commitment to … Continue reading

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NEWS RELEASE: A Decade of Accountability

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rebekah Bydlak Email: SPENDING WATCHDOG RELEASES FISCAL RECORD OF EVERY MEMBER OF CONGRESS SINCE tallies over 4 million individual score and vote records January 23, 2019 – The Coalition to Reduce Spending, a nonpartisan … Continue reading