Fiscal Responsibility

Fiscal Responsibility

Our country has a spending problem, and getting it under control requires accountability.

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Nonpartisan Ideas

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Transparency for All

Transparency for All

We reveal, in real time, what politicians are doing with Americans' tax dollars.

News

Ernst introduces new bills to save taxpayer money

March 15th, 2019 by

In a time of historic spending and seemingly unstoppable waste in Washington, fiscal conservatives might find ourselves getting discouraged. But there is some good news this week that shows that some lawmakers haven’t forgotten about spending and are looking for ways to trim the fat. On Thursday, Senator Joni Ernst introduced legislation that would require […]

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The Hayride reports on Virginia delegation’s spending

March 1st, 2019 by

In an article published Friday, Virginia’s The Hayride reports on SpendingTracker.org and its newest #DecadeOfAccountability expansion. Compared to other states, the U.S. House delegation from Virginia ranked 24th lowest in spending based on how they voted on key fiscal measures, according to a new analysis by the Coalition to Reduce Spending. On average, members of […]

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Coalition Letter: Support “No Budget, No Pay”

February 25th, 2019 by

On Monday, the Coalition to Reduce Spending was proud to lead a group of 10 signatories from a diverse set of organizations demanding Congress pursue smart budget reforms and fiscally conservative policies in order to address rising spending and debt. Specifically, we urged members of Congress to support Senator Mike Braun’s “No Budget, No Pay” […]

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Sen. Braun proposes “no budget, no pay”

February 18th, 2019 by

As Congress lurches through yet another season of manufactured crises and fiscal cliffs of its own making, there is no question that the status quo is not working. The chances of cutting spending or reforming major programs are nonexistent as long as Congress does everything at the last minute under threat of shutdown. Writing for […]

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