Government Bytes

Podcast 

Speaking of Taxpayers: Obama’s $6.8 Million Flights; TPA’s David Williams on his Trek to China

by Douglas Kellogg / /

More action in Congress (and one state!), including the passage (almost) of the Keystone XL Pipeline. NTUF's Michael Tasselmyer joins the show to talk about Presidential Travel and President Obama's unique stats. Taxpayer Protection Alliance President David Williams offers a unique perspective from his trip through China sharing insight and strategies with that nation's taxpayer community. 


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Letters 

NTU praises fiscal reforms contained in the PRIME Act

by Pete Sepp / /

On behalf of the members of National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I am pleased to offer our praise for the many solid fiscal reforms contained in the "Preventing and Reducing Improper Medicare/Medicaid Expenditures (PRIME) Act." This legislation would provide s
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Vote Alert 

NTU urges all Senators to vote “Yes” on S. 1, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Senators to vote "Yes" on S. 1, the Keystone XL Pipeline Act, which would authorize construction of the Keystone XL pipeline and bring with it tens of thousands of jobs in many sectors of the economy.
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Vote Alert 

“YES” on H.R. 351, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act.”

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 351, the "LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act," which would put in place common-sense deadlines and processes for application review and approval of liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility
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Blog 

South Carolinians Should Reject Call for New Phone Taxes

by Lee Schalk / /

S277 targets cell phone customers in South Carolina (4.5 million taxpayers and counting) for a higher tax on their monthly bills. The purpose? To provide larger government handouts to landline companies who have seen their customer base shrink rapidly in
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Podcast 

Obama’s $41 Billion-per-year, Tax-Heavy, State of the Union - Speaking of Taxpayers, January 23

by Douglas Kellogg / /

NTUF Director of Research Demian Brady discusses their line-by-line analysis of the State of the Union that revealed a $41 billion cost to the President's agenda, but the costs you need to be aware of don't stop there... Plus, Pete analyzes the Pr
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Letters 

NTU writes to endorse H.R. 351, the “LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act.”

by Nan Swift / /

On behalf of the members of the National Taxpayers Union (NTU), I write to endorse H.R. 351, the "LNG Permitting Certainty and Transparency Act." This legislation would put in place common-sense deadlines and processes for application review and approval
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Press Release 

President Obama’s Tax Vision Would Be Nightmarish Reality For Economy

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In last night's State of the Union Address President Obama mentioned an aggressive tax proposal estimated by the White House to cost $320 billion over ten years. NTU President Pete Sepp offered the following statement in response:
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Vote Alert 

“YES” on H.R. 161, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act

by Nan Swift / /

NTU urges all Representatives to vote "YES" on H.R. 161, the Natural Gas Pipeline Permitting Reform Act, which would accelerate the federal review process for natural gas pipeline permit applications.
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Podcast 

Taxpayer Advocate’s Report; Jean Card Discusses “Obamacare Extortion” - Speaking of Taxpayers, Jan. 16

by Douglas Kellogg / /

Congress continues to introduce legislation taxpayers need to know about. Pete & Doug discuss the IRS Taxpayer Advocate's report revealing the agency's terrible service. U.S. News blogger Jean Card talks about her experience dealing with Obamacare
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