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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

PBMs prevent health care cost increases

Free market competition, not government interference, is the best solution to drive down prices in health care and other industries.

Christina Smith December 27, 2022

Congress must follow these new year’s resolutions

With the end of 2022 in sight, it is time to look forward to 2023, when the members of the 118th Congress will be making their New Year’s resolutions.

Thomas Schatz December 27, 2022

Congress must fulfill its core function

The repeated use of CRs provide the most striking example of the culture of poor governance that has taken root in Congress.

Sean Kennedy October 25, 2022

USPS reform will help small businesses

The Postal Service Reform Act reinforces the importance of the USPS to the economy and particularly small businesses.

Thomas Schatz October 11, 2022

Biden continues his economic assault on the states

The policies in the Biden-Harris Economic Blueprint will increase spending and regulations.

Ryan Lanier October 4, 2022