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    Steve Ellis on Coronavirus Aid and Federal Spending

    Steve Ellis of Taxpayers for Common Sense talked about the recently-passed $900 billion coronavirus pandemic economic relief bill and the $1.4 trillion government spending bill, which…

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    Stephen Ellis on the $1.3 Trillion Spending Bill

    Stephen Ellis talked about what was included in the recently passed $1.3 billion spending bill to fund the government through September 30, 2018.

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    Congressional Earmarks

    The House Rules Committee conducted a second day of hearings to examine the issue of earmarks, or congressional spending that directs funds for a specific project to a member’s district or…

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    Congressional Budget Deal

    Stephen Ellis analyzed the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill to fund the government beyond December 11. Topics included the taxes and spending provisions in the bill, how programs and agencies…

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    Spending Cut Proposals for the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction

    Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and think tank members detailed their proposals for the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction. Plans consisted of a combination of options to include…

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    Future of Earmarks

    Representatives from government watchdog groups spoke to reporters and answered questions about the federal budget and appropriations process, the use of earmarks to designate spending of…

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    Latest TARP Figures

    Stephen Ellis talked about the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) program and how the funds are being allocated, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. The Treasury…

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    Eliminating Earmarks

    The Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security Subcommittee of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee held a hearing on…

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    Cost of Hurricane Relief

    Mr. Ellis talked about the cost of hurricane relief in the supplemental spending bill (HR 4939) before the Senate. He spoke about appropriations levels for hurricane recovery efforts since…

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