Author Archives: Jake Grant

CRS Signs Coalition Letter Insisting Congress Not Restore Earmarks

Last week, CRS signed a coalition letter with 6 other organizations, urging Congress not to lift the ban on earmarks. Since 2011, Congress has outlawed this budgeting tool, which allowed a provision to be added to a bill, directing funds … Continue reading

CRS Signs Coalition Letter Urging Congress to End the Harvest Price Option

The Coalition to Reduce Spending is pleased to stand with 9 other organizations in signing a coalition letter urging our support of the Harvest Price Subsidy Prohibition Act. Introduced by Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz) and Rep. John Duncan (R-Tenn), this … Continue reading

House Passes PREPARE Act out of Committee

Today, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee unanimously passed the Preparedness and Risk Management for Extreme Weather Patterns Assuring Resilience (PREPARE) Act. The bipartisan bill, introduced by Rep. Matt Cartwright (PA-17) and Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07), enhances government preparedness for extreme weather situations, … Continue reading

CRS signs VA reform coalition letter

The Coalition to Reduce Spending was proud to join a group of over 15 diverse organizations urging strong support for reforming the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical system. This letter urged Congress to focus on VA reform that would … Continue reading

CRS signs coalition letter urging Congress to consider the CREATES act

Today, the Coalition to Reduce Spending was proud to join a bipartisan group of organizations urging Congressional leadership take action on the Creating and Restoring Equal Access to Equivalent Samples (CREATES) Act. This legislation would encourage competition in the drug industry, … Continue reading