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Let’s hope this doesn’t happen

It’s started already. Rumor is going around Capitol Hill that Republicans, led by Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), might try to get rid of sequestration in return for a one-year delay of the Affordable Care Act. This would be a terrible compromise, and would once again put Congress on the verge […] Read More >>

Let’s not charge another war on the country’s credit card

Official Coalition Statement on Syrian Intervention Bydlak: Let’s not charge another war on the country’s credit card As Congress prepares to return and debate possible military intervention in Syria, Coalition to Reduce Spending President Jonathan Bydlak issues the following statement: “We at the Coalition strongly urge those on both sides of the debate to account […] Read More >>

On a Wing and a Prayer: Why “Defund Obamacare” Efforts are a Bad Idea

Earlier this week, the Coalition to Reduce Spending published a guest post by Institute to Reduce Spending Research Director Jordan King entitled “Reality Check: CR Defunding Won’t Work.” In the piece, King argues that since the continuing resolution (CR) doesn’t affect most of the funding for the Affordable Care Act (ACA), trying to defund it […] Read More >>

Democrats, GOP show bipartisan disdain for college graduates

In 2007, Congress passed, and President Bush signed, a temporary reduction in some college loan rates. As typically happens in Washington, this “temporary” measure has been renewed since then, and last year was a major part of President Obama’s spring policy offensive. Of course, Congress kowtowed to pressure, and the loan rates were kept low […] Read More >>