Author Archives: Jake Grant

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

35 Members of the House Introduce Resolution on National Debt

Last week, 35 members of the House of Representatives introduced H. Res. 919, which recognizes the national debt as a threat to national security. Congressman Andy Biggs (AZ-05) spoke about the reasoning behind introducing the resolution: “My colleagues and I … Continue reading

Coalition Letter: Senate Should Oppose Amendment Eliminating Sequester Mechanism

CRS has joined National Taxpayers Union and ten other organizations urging Senators to oppose an amendment to the NDAA. Amendment #2321, offered by Senator Tom Cotton (R-AK), would eliminate the Budget Control Act’s (BCA) sequester mechanism for discretionary spending as a way … Continue reading

Open Letter Supporting the President’s Rescissions Package

In an open letter to Congress, 16 groups in total expressed support for the rescissions request sent by the Trump administration. We believe this a step toward fiscal restraint, something that is much needed in Washington right now. The letter explains that, The … Continue reading

Coalition Letter: Thank you Senate Judiciary for Marking-Up the CREATES Act

It was announced this week that the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act would be marked-up in the Senate this month. The Coalition to Reduce Spending, along with 44 other organizations, companies, and advocacy groups, signed … Continue reading