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Target-Rich Environment for Duplication Report

The annual GAO report on duplication in federal spending provides opportunities to increase efficiency in the federal government.

Sean Kennedy May 20, 2021
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Republican Study Committee Budget Is Good News for Taxpayers

The RSC budget includes the elimination and consolidation of dozens of programs and agencies.

Thomas Schatz May 19, 2021
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Sen. Rand Paul Grills Dr. Fauci on NIH Grants and Wuhan Institute of Virology

Increased oversight in how federal funding is spent for health research was made very clear in a May 11 Senate HELP hearing.

Elizabeth Wright May 17, 2021
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A Wealth Tax Will Slow Down Economic Growth

A wealth tax will slow down economic growth and drive out the wealthiest people that pay the most in taxes.

Frances Floresca May 10, 2021
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The IRS Should Not Fill Out Tax Returns

Proposed tax simplification bills would force taxpayers to convince the IRS when it makes mistakes on their tax bills.

Deborah Collier May 10, 2021
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Congress Displays High Level of Support for Earmarks

Early results strongly suggest members of Congress will widely embrace the return of earmarks.

Sean Kennedy May 6, 2021
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Biden Trips Badly on Intellectual Property in TRIPS

Days after praising World Intellectual Property Day, President Biden agrees to waive US COVID-19 patents.

Elizabeth Wright May 6, 2021
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FDA Moves to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration's proposal to ban menthol-flavored tobacco put consumers at risk with illicit products.

Elizabeth Wright April 29, 2021
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Beware the Words Investment and Free

When government officials talk about “investment” and “free” programs, taxpayers need to hang onto their wallets.  

Elizabeth Wright April 28, 2021
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All Nations Must Respect and Protect Intellectual Property Rights

World Intellectual Property (IP) Day is a good time to remind all countries of the need to protect and respect IP rights.

Thomas Schatz April 26, 2021
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Pelosi’s Healthcare Nightmare Is Coming Back

Speaker Pelosi's (D-Calif.) 2019 drug pricing bill was introduced again, with all the horribles it had before but more dangerous.

Elizabeth Wright April 23, 2021
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Biden’s Boondoggles Will Railroad Taxpayers

The American Jobs Plan will leave taxpayers again footing the bill for wasteful spending.

Cody Leach April 22, 2021

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