Budget Process

Publications

In Lame Duck, Congress Should Avoid Shutdown and Pass Targeted COVID Relief
Jonathan Bydlak

From National Taxpayers Union:

In recent months, NTU has advocated for the Treasury Department to disclose more data on PPP[10] and for states and municipalities to fully report on how they spend…

, Washington Examiner
As NATO foreign ministers meet, they look past Trump in anticipation of a Biden ‘era of good feeling’
Jonathan Bydlak

From Washington Examiner:

2 p.m. — R Street Institute and National Taxpayers Union webinar “Pentagon Purse Strings Episode 1: What is a Contingency? Exploring the OCO Account and Reform in the…

, Politico
Time running out for defense policy bill
Jonathan Bydlak

From Politico:

‘SCRUTINIZING THE MASSIVE BUDGETS’: Conservative and other good government groups are urging the incoming Biden administration to make it a priority to take the axe to the…

, Washington Examiner
Biden widens search for defense secretary under pressure from his party
Jonathan Bydlak

From Washington Examiner:

12 p.m. — R Street Institute and National Taxpayers Union webinar “Pentagon Purse Strings Episode 1: What is a Contingency? Exploring the OCO Account and Reform in…

Taxpayer Advocates Urge Biden-Harris Transition to Scrutinize Pentagon Budget
Jonathan Bydlak

Dear President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris:

On behalf of the undersigned organizations, representing millions of taxpayers around the country, we wish to congratulate you on your…

, Washington Examiner
Trump handing Taliban a victory on his way out, says former national security adviser H.R. McMaster
Jonathan Bydlak

From Washington Examiner:

THURSDAY | DECEMBER 3

12 p.m. — R Street Institute and National Taxpayers Union webinar “Pentagon Purse Strings Episode 1: What is a Contingency? Exploring the OCO…

, PoliticoPro
Morning Defense – November 16, 2020
Jonathan Bydlak

From PoliticoPro:

THE CONSERVATIVE CASE FOR DEFENSE CUTS: The National Taxpayers Union and R Street Institute are launching a new webinar series on how to rein in the defense budget.

“The…

Pentagon Purse Strings: A New Event Series by R Street and National Taxpayers Union
William Gray

Washington, D.C. (November 12, 2020) — Today, National Taxpayers Union (NTU) and the R Street Institute announced the launch of a joint webinar series, “Pentagon Purse Strings.” The series,…

, Inside Sources
Point: Presidential Election Is a Battle Between Good and Evil
Jonathan Bydlak

From Inside Sources:

Conservatives would rather not discuss that President Trump has promised — and engaged in — more spending than any other president.

, Inkstick
5G Could Make a Bloated Pentagon Budget Bigger
Jonathan Bydlak

From Inkstick:

As R Street Institute’s Jonathan Bydlak and I put it in a recent op-ed for Politico:

For years, Congress overinvested in the Pentagon in an attempt to prevent potential…