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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 can do so without consequence. Unlike a tax increase, an increase in the national debt […] Read More >>

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 Common Sense, and Taxpayers Protection Alliance also signed the coalition letter. Broadly, we asked members […] Read More >>

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. By comparison, Rep. French Hill (AR-2) has supported $872 billion, and Reps. Steve Womack (AR-3) […] Read More >>

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 have introduced this resolution because, with a national debt over $21 trillion, the United States […] Read More >>