Fiscal Responsibility

Fiscal Responsibility

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

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Nonpartisan Ideas

We explain spending issues to everyday Americans, not DC insiders or special interests.

Transparency for All

Transparency for All

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

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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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A new way to confront spending

February 13th, 2019 by

Writing today in The Hill, Jonathan Bydlak discusses a new bill that would make it easier for elected officials to know the true cost of their votes. Rep. Michael Cloud (R-Texas) recently filed a bill that would make ignoring growing deficits a little bit harder. H.R. 638, the Cost Estimates Improvement Act, would amend the 1974 Budget Act to […]

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Rep. Morgan Griffith cites Coalition data in new op-ed

January 29th, 2019 by

Writing Monday for NRV News, Virginia rep Morgan Griffith, one of only a handful of Representatives to end the 115th Congress voting for a net spending cut, cited SpendingTracker.org in highlighting his fiscal record. While the Federal Government needs to spend on some things, it ought to be frugal with your hard-earned tax dollars. It was […]

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