Dec 12

NTU President Pete Sepp helps break down the "CRomnibus" spending package, and the challenges with last minute budgeting. Americans for Tax Reform's John Kartch joins the podcast to discuss the state of the sharing economy and attempts by governments to stop these innovations. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Dec 05

In this jam-packed episode of "Speaking of Taxpayers" NTU Federal Affairs Manager Nan Swift co-hosts and takes down Media Matters' poor logic on ethanol mandates. Special guest Ethan Rosenkranz of the Project On Government Oversight offers insight into Congress' failure to reform defense spending in the latest National Defense Authorization Act. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Nov 26

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! In this episode we try to focus on the positives in the news - and, Taxpayers Protection Alliance brings us the Taxpayer Turkeys for 2014!

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Nov 21

The left is trying to use the courts to take down the Taxpayer Bill of Rights in Colorado, which would not only jeopardize taxpayer protections around the country, but the ballot initiative process in and of itself. NTUF Director of Research Demian Brady also joins the podcast to discuss their new analysis of the OECD's recommendations to U.S. policymakers. Plus, the Outrage of the Week! 

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Nov 13

Just in time for shopping season NTU has commissioned a new study that finds a constant taxpayer nemesis could cost families big time. We also have a special interview with NTU's latest Board Member, Illinois Policy Institute CEO John Tillman. Plus, there's a little extra Outrage in this podcast! 

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Nov 07

It seems like the whole NTU/NTUF staff stops in for this post-election podcast! What ballot measures passed? What can we expect from the new Congress? We have the answers! 

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Oct 31

Every day is scary when you're a taxpayer! On this Halloween episode we review NTU's 2014 Ballot Guide so you're educated on direct democracy before Election Day! Plus, one final NTUF Senate analysis - and the Outrage of the Week is a sequel! 

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Oct 24

NTU Executive Vice President Brandon Arnold discusses the work that lies ahead for the lame duck Congress on Internet tax policy, and the need to pass the Internet Tax Freedom Act. NTU Foundation's Dan Barrett runs down the campaign agendas of Colorado Senator Mark Udall and his challenger Representative Cory Gardner. Plus, an extended Outrage with highlights from the latest Wastebook! 

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Oct 17

NTU Federal Affairs Manager Nan Swift steps in as cohost for this week's busy podcast. Chris Edwards, Cato Institute Tax Policy Director talks about their new analysis of Governors, who earns high marks may surprise you. Plus, NTUF breaks down the spending and saving proposals from Iowa's leading Senate candidates Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst. Plus, Ebola spreads to the Outrage of the Week! 

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Oct 17

NTU Federal Affairs Manager Nan Swift steps in as cohost this week's busy podcast. Chris Edwards, Cato Institute Tax Policy Director talks about their new analysis of Governors, who earns high marks may surprise you. Plus, NTUF breaks down the spending and saving proposals from Iowa leading Senate candidates Bruce Braley and Joni Ernst. Plus, Ebola spreads to the Outrage of the Week! 

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