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Jonathan Bydlak: Blaming tax cuts for ballooning deficits misses the point

April 9th, 2019 by

Writing today in The Hill, Institute founder & president Jonathan Bydlak discusses a major misconception in recent discussions of rising deficits. There’s been a lot of talk about tax policy, and many blame it for rising deficits, but the fact is, spending remains the problem. Recent reports make this very clear. [I]f you’ve been reading […]

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BlazeTV discusses Spending Tracker

February 4th, 2019 by

In case you missed it, hosts on Glenn Beck’s BlazeTV recently discussed the Spending Tracker, and the importance of making sure government is limited, no matter who is in power. You can view the whole clip at this link (starting at around the 18-minute mark). Our data is truly a revolutionary new way to track […]

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NEWS RELEASE: Spending Tracker Now Tracks Spending for a Decade

January 23rd, 2019 by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Rebekah Bydlak Email: [email protected] SPENDING WATCHDOG RELEASES FISCAL RECORD OF EVERY MEMBER OF CONGRESS SINCE tallies over 4 million individual score and vote records January 23, 2019 – The Institute for Spending Reform, a nonpartisan fiscal watchdog announced the newest expansion of on Wednesday. The group has collected legislative […]

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