Fiscal Responsibility

Fiscal Responsibility

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Sen. Rand Paul cites SpendingTracker.org in new-op-ed

January 29th, 2019 by

In an op-ed published Monday in the Bowling Green Daily News, US Senator Rand Paul cites Coalition project SpendingTracker.org to highlight his record on spending and the need for better votes in Congress. Exposing wasteful spending is just part of my commitment to being a good steward of your money. As your senator, I’ve. been a lone, yet […]

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NEWS RELEASE: A Decade of Accountability

January 23rd, 2019 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rebekah Bydlak Email: media@reducespending.org SPENDING WATCHDOG RELEASES FISCAL RECORD OF EVERY MEMBER OF CONGRESS SINCE 2009SpendingTracker.org tallies over 4 million individual score and vote records January 23, 2019 – The Coalition to Reduce Spending, a nonpartisan fiscal watchdog announced the newest expansion of SpendingTracker.org on Wednesday. The group has collected legislative […]

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Shutdown drags on, but is it saving money?

January 14th, 2019 by

Note: This post originally appeared at the Institute for Spending Reform. The United States has now entered its longest-ever government shutdown. With government employees across the country officially receiving $0 paychecks, it’s likely that Members of Congress will get even more pressure to find a solution. Meanwhile, competing stories of standoffs and storming out of […]

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GAO: Increasing amount of spending on autopilot

December 12th, 2018 by

In news that will come as no surprise to budget observers, the Government Accountability Office has released a report showing that this type of unreviewed spending has increased a shocking 88% since 1994. Of course, with most of the budget now on autopilot, there is even less of an opportunity to review major spending and […]

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