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Debt ceiling deal should include spending cuts across the entire government

The first place to start cutting every area of discretionary spending would be to eliminate earmarks. 

Thomas Schatz May 30, 2023

Earmarks approaching new record

The 31st edition of the Congressional Pig Book tracks the rise of earmarks to near-record levels of spending.

Alexandra Abrams April 27, 2023

Actions Congress should take to restore fiscal sanity

Congress can stop unnecessary government spending by rejecting the new taxes and pet projects that litter Biden's budget.

Eric Maus April 11, 2023

Protect Missouri employers from legislature's misguided Rx proposal

Government interference will increase costs for consumers. 

Christina Smith April 9, 2023

FTC Should Stop Fighting Consumers

The FTC has been laser-focused on opposing every possible acquisition and merger.

Thomas Schatz April 3, 2023

The president’s skinny budget is heavy with costs

President Biden has proposed more spending to expand the size and scope of the federal government.

Thomas Schatz March 16, 2023

The IRS has no business entering the tax preparation business

$15 million for the IRS to conduct a feasibility study on how they can develop its own tax preparation software is a complete waste of taxpayer resources.

Deborah Collier February 23, 2023

The debt ceiling debate provides no love for taxpayers

The White House and Congress must sit down at the table and do what is necessary to stop the waste and reduce the national debt. 

Deborah Collier February 13, 2023

Column: Virginia should adopt a regulatory sandbox

The adoption of a regulatory sandbox would allow Virginia to maintain and further secure its position as the best state for business.

Ryan Lanier February 3, 2023

Stringent Oversight of Broadband Funding Should Be a Priority

Strict oversight by the 118th Congress is essential to accomplishing the objective of widespread broadband deployment.

Deborah Collier January 23, 2023

House rules package is a first step to fiscal sanity

 Republicans have been in the House majority for less than two weeks and are already taking steps to bring fiscal sanity back to Washington. 

Eric Maus January 19, 2023

House Republicans embrace earmarks and fail to demonstrate fiscal responsibility

Earmarks are one of the most corrupt, costly, and inequitable practices in the history of Congress.

Sean Kennedy December 29, 2022


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