COGC Blog

COGC Op-Ed in The Hill: Are Taxpayers Funding Research or Activism?

Monday, September 15, 2014 2:59 pm

The Cost of Government Center's Executive Director Mattie Duppler has a piece on The Hill's Congress Blog about some questionable spending happening at the National Institutes of Health. The millions that have been doled out under the auspices of research raise a serious question: is science informing our regulators? Or is activism driving federal rulemaking?

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Op-ed: Department of Education’s Proposed Rules Are The Last Thing the Economy Needs

Friday, September 12, 2014 2:37 pm

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ATR’s Mattie Duppler debates the Transparent Airfares Act on Fox Business

Monday, August 4, 2014 12:10 pm

Mattie joins the Willis Report to talk about why the Act is a win for consumers

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The Nanny State is coming to a grocery store near you

Friday, August 1, 2014 3:56 pm by Emma Raymond

The Obama administration’s new healthy food initiative comes at a high cost to taxpayers

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Lawmakers Largely Ignore the Real Difficulties of Federal Tobacco Tax Regime

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 5:23 pm by Emma Raymond

Politicians miss opportunity to examine poor tax and spending policies at Tuesday's Senate Finance Committee Hearing

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ATR and COGC support theTransparent Airfares Act

Monday, July 28, 2014 1:17 pm

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ATR and COGC Joins Strong Coalition Warning Congress: Preserve the Budget Caps

Friday, July 25, 2014 4:46 pm

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Paul Ryan unveils anti-poverty plan at AEI event

Friday, July 25, 2014 4:41 pm by Emma Raymond

The Chairman of the House Budget Committee focuses on the need to reform programs to put a greater emphasis on results

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