Author Archives: Jake Grant

Opinion Piece Appeared in The National Interest Last Month

In August, CRS outreach director Jake Grant wrote an op-ed that appeared in The National Interest. The full text has been posted below, where he argues that more money for national defense does not mean increased safety. Guide for a Strong America is … Continue reading

Mark Callahan is Committed to Stopping the Growth of Government in Washington

Mark Callahan is running for Congress in Oregon’s 5th Congressional district. He recently won the Republican primary and will go on to challenge the incumbent, Congressman Kurt Schrader, in November. Yesterday after signing the pledge, he spoke on the issue … Continue reading

CRS President Jonathan Bydlak in The Ripon Forum

In the July 2018 edition of The Ripon Society’s magazine, The Ripon Forum, Coalition president Jonathan Bydlak wrote the need to get creative to solve the national debt crisis. He writes, Lawmakers kick the can down the road because they … Continue reading

Coalition Letter: Pentagon Spending Should Save Taxpayer Dollars While Keeping America Safe

Today, the Coalition sent a letter to members of Congress urging them to consider reform principles for Pentagon spending that will save taxpayer dollars and keep America safe. The Center for Freedom and Prosperity, FreedomWorks, National Taxpayers Union, Taxpayers for … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Rep. Bruce Westerman Spends Least out of Arkansas Delegation

New analysis from the nonpartisan SpendingTracker.org reveals that Arkansas representatives are significant significant contributors to federal government overspending. Rep. Bruce Westerman (AR-4) is the most fiscally conservative of the Arkansas delegation this session, voting for $524 billion in new spending. … Continue reading