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Oct 31, 2014, 13:03 ET

Political Action Arm of National Taxpayer Group Endorses 2nd Slate of Congressional Candidates for Fiscal Responsibility

Call them "Twenty-Three for Taxpayers" – a top-notch group of candidates for Congress who've earned coveted endorsements from National...

Oct 30, 2014, 17:36 ET

Political Action Arm of National Taxpayer Group Endorses 36 Pro-Taxpayer Incumbents in Congress

 Many eyes are focused on candidates who are challenging business as usual in Washington, but Americans shouldn't overlook the incumbents in...

Oct 27, 2014, 14:43 ET

To Protect Iowa's - And America's - Financial Future, Ernst Is the Obvious Choice for Senator, Pro-Taxpayer PAC Says

 Joni Ernst has the right combination of ideas, energy, and leadership to fight for fiscal responsibility in the U.S. Senate, which is why...

Apr 15, 2014, 12:05 ET

$224 Billion, 6.1 Billion Hours, Lost to Complex Tax Code According to New National Taxpayers Union Study

Today, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) released its 16th annual study of tax complexity in the U.S. This year's analysis found the economy lost $224...

Jan 29, 2014, 16:11 ET

Obama's State of the Union Address Would Cost $40 Billion, Says National Taxpayers Union Foundation

Barack Obama's 2014 State of the Union Address was one of his longest so far, and the price tag for all those words would add $39.995 billion a...

Oct 11, 2013, 11:13 ET
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New Grassroots Campaign to Congress: Don't Deal Away Budget Caps!

As the President and Congress negotiate on the debt ceiling and funding the government, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) has launched a new...

Sep 12, 2013, 15:12 ET
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New Poll Shows Dislike of Internet Sales Tax across Demographic, Partisan Lines

 A new survey commissioned by National Taxpayers Union (NTU) and the R Street Institute finds that the American people overwhelmingly oppose...

Jul 09, 2013, 16:58 ET

Nine Groups Support Amendment to Stop USEC Giveaways in Energy and Water Development Appropriations Bill

 A diverse range of nine groups -- Taxpayers for Common Sense, National Taxpayers Union, Union of Concerned Scientists, R Street Institute,...

Jun 04, 2013, 15:16 ET
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Free Market Groups' Study Shows How Conservatives Can Reform Pentagon Budget; Offers 100 Savings Options Totaling $1.9 Trillion

Is it possible to defend America's national interests and defend taxpayers' wallets at the same time? According to a joint report released today...

Feb 14, 2013, 16:20 ET
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Taxpayers, Businesses, and Economy Will Suffer Under New Internet Sales Tax Bill, Citizen Group Warns

 Valentine's Day couldn't be a worse occasion for Members of Congress to jilt consumers, businesses, and the U.S. Constitution, but they are...

Dec 12, 2012, 17:15 ET

185 Economists Warn Congress: "Fiscal Cliff" Tax Hikes Risk Economic Damage

As Washington remains engaged in a war on words over the impending "Fiscal Cliff," an open letter from 184 leading economists released today is...

Nov 02, 2012, 17:44 ET

Political Action Arm of Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group Endorses Slate of Congressional Candidates for Fiscal Responsibility

 Call them "Fifty-nine for Fiscal Responsibility" – a hard-charging group of 59 challenger and incumbent candidates for Congress who've...

Oct 11, 2012, 14:33 ET

Richard Mourdock Earns Highest Endorsement from Political Action Arm of Nation's Oldest Taxpayer Group

Hoosiers have a tremendous opportunity to send a true taxpayer advocate to Washington by voting to elect Richard Mourdock to the U.S. Senate....

Oct 02, 2012, 10:47 ET

Line-by-Line Analysis of Brown, Mandel Campaign Platforms Shows $110 Billion Difference in Federal Budget Plans

 Ohio Senate candidates Sherrod Brown and Josh Mandel continue to stress their policy differences on the campaign trail, but how do their words...

Sep 12, 2012, 17:44 ET

Nearly $100 Billion Separates Kaine's, Allen's Federal Budget Agendas, According to Analysis of Virginia Senate Hopefuls' Platforms

 The National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF) has released candidate studies revealing the bottom line net cost of all the campaign proposals...

Sep 12, 2012, 13:23 ET

Groups: Flawed "No More Solyndras Act" Would Still Leave Taxpayers At Risk Of Costly Energy Boondoggle Defaults

Taxpayers for Common Sense, Heritage Foundation, National Taxpayers Union, and Competitive Enterprise Institute Outline Troubled Projects That...

Jun 14, 2012, 15:56 ET

Study Calls for Replacing Four Members of the G20, Including Argentina and Indonesia

New Membership System Would Make International Financial Organization More Effective, More Accountable to Taxpayers The Group of 20, the...

May 08, 2012, 10:44 ET
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101 Economists Warn: Overzealous Anti-Trust Investigation of Google Threatens Consumer Choice and Market Innovation

 Today, the 362,000-member National Taxpayers Union (NTU) sent a letter to the Federal Trade Commission and other key policymakers, signed by...

Apr 05, 2012, 10:30 ET

Taxpayers' Defenders Still Swamped by Spenders, Citizen Group's Scorecard of Congress Shows

 Hard-charging conservative lawmakers helped to boost pro-Taxpayer Scores for both the House and Senate, but even they had a hard time...

Mar 08, 2012, 12:28 ET
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As Government Probe of Online Companies Continues, Poll Shows Americans Highly Satisfied with Search Options, Skeptical of Regulation

When it comes to accessing the Internet, adults across America feel they have many options, and are strongly opposed to government regulation of...