Fiscal Responsibility

Fiscal Responsibility

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Coalition: No one who votes for budget deal can call themselves fiscally conservative

July 24th, 2019 by

The Coalition to Reduce Spending, a national, nonpartisan organization dedicated to reducing spending and debt, joins countless fiscal conservatives around the country and allies in the watchdog community in urging lawmakers to reject the “Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019.” Of course, the name itself is a misnomer, as this act is yet another in a […]

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Jonathan Bydlak in The Hill: Beware the ‘Unknown Knowns’

June 18th, 2019 by

Writing in The Hill, Coalition founder & president Jonathan Bydlak takes on the “unknown knowns” of process reform. In other words, original research from the Institute for Spending Reform can provide a useful guide for legislators looking to reform the nation’s broken budget process. [I]f we are to right the country’s fiscal ship, leaders should […]

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Coalition president Jonathan Bydlak featured in Heartland’s “Healthcare News”

June 6th, 2019 by

On Wednesday, the Heartland Institute features Coalition founder & president Jonathan Bydlak in its June edition of Healthcare News. The piece covers Health Savings Accounts, or HSA’s, noting the ways in which they offer a different way from the healthcare status quo. Noting that “HSAs are an essential piece of the puzzle that is solving […]

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House Leaders try to gather support for $733 billion Pentagon plan

May 14th, 2019 by

Facing an uncertain future of negotiations on the rest of the federal budget, House Democratic leaders are struggling to gather support for their $733 billion plan for Pentagon spending. Bloomberg Government reports that House Democratic leaders see this level of Pentagon spending as a necessary part of getting Republicans on board with the level of domestic spending […]

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