Tag Archives: government spending

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

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 … Continue reading

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Shutdown drags on, but is it saving money?

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 … Continue reading

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Coalition supports the FAST Generics Act

Today, we were thrilled to see the introduction of common-sense legislation that will take aim at an area long overdue for reform: Expensive prescription drugs and the regulations that enable monopolies and high prices. Representatives Peter Welch (D-VT) and David McKinley … Continue reading

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“Republicans need to talk about fiscal issues and be serious about them”

Jonathan Bydlak was interviewed yesterday by MSN News reporter Eli Epstein regarding Karl Rove’s new Super PAC. Some excerpts below: Specifically, Bydlak criticized Rove and said that by favoring establishment Republicans over grassroots favorites, his new super PAC was missing … Continue reading

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Real Clear Policy: Remember Milton Friedman: Spending Is Taxing

Coalition President Jonathan Bydlak and board member Corie Whalen have a new op-ed out today in Real Clear Politics. It highlights Milton Friedman’s warnings that increases in spending ultimately result in higher taxes. Here’s a link to the article. The … Continue reading

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