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R Street Leads 30 Organizations Calling for State Aid Accountability
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (July 6, 2020)—Today, the R Street Institute announced a coalition of 30 organizations calling for more stringent oversight of federal aid to states and localities. A letter signed by…

Coalition Letter federal response to state and local budget strain caused by COVID-19
Jonathan Bydlak

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Schumer:

On behalf of the many citizens and taxpayers that our organizations represent, we urge you to take common-sense steps to…

, Senator Kamala Harris
Harris Introduces Legislation to Require Transparency of Small Business Loans Amid COVID-19 Crisis
Jonathan Bydlak

From Senator Kamala Harris:

The bill is endorsed by The Project On Government Oversight, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, R Street Institute, U.S. PIRG, Accountable.US, Open…

, Govtrack
S. 712: Robert Levinson Hostage Recovery and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act
Jonathan Bydlak

From Govtrack:

SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to S. 712 will be negligible.

, Crypto News
Bitcoiners Ask: ‘WTF Happened In 1971?’ The Answer Might Shape The 2020s
Jonathan Bydlak

From Crypto News:

The director of the Fiscal and Budget Policy Project at the non-partisan R Street Institute, Jonathan Bydlak tells Cryptonews.com that the effects of leaving the Bretton Woods…

, Chattanoogan
Chattanooga-Based Foundation Announces Business-Led Commission Focused On Long-Term Deficit Reduction
Jonathan Bydlak

From Chattanoogan:

Senior advisors to the Commission:

Former U.S. Senator Tom Coburn (In Memoriam)
Former U.S. Senator Jim DeMint, Chairman of the Conservative Partnership Institute
Former…

, Govtrack
H.R. 3053 (115th): Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018
Jonathan Bydlak

From Govtrack:
SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3053 will add $300 million in new spending through 2028.

SpendingTracker.org estimates H.R. 3053 will add $300 million in new spending through…

, The Hill
Congress should reassert its ‘power of the purse’
Jonathan Bydlak

President Trump recently escalated a brewing battle over funding for the World Health Organization. In a letter to the WHO, he threatened a permanent funding freeze and reconsideration of U.S….

, Govtrack
H.R. 2245: CECIL Act
Jonathan Bydlak

From Govtrack:

SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 2245 will be negligible.

, Govtrack
H.R. 3977: Justice for Native Survivors of Sexual Violence Act
Jonathan Bydlak

From Govtrack:

SpendingTracker.org estimates new spending due to H.R. 3977 will be negligible.