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Group sees Knik Arm project as example of waste

...senior policy analyst with Taxpayers for Common Sense, said the award is given...of government waste."Taxpayers for Common Sense said on its website that...some of the assertions by Taxpayers for Common Sense, including the estimated...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-06-27/group-sees-knik-arm-project-example-was
State
What Williams didn't say

...26 column on earmarks and the Gravina Island bridge. According to an analysis of transportation spending by Taxpayers for Common Sense, the national average per capita earmark in the final conference agreement of the transportation bill is $86...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/100305/let_20051003019.shtml
Opinion
State and local briefs

...Lake-Lake Tyee Intertie, and subsidies for logging roads in the Tongass National Forest. Friends of the Earth, Taxpayers for Common Sense, and U.S. Public Interest Research Group compiled the list, which was distributed in Alaska by the Southeast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012999/Loc_lbriefs.html
Local
Advocacy groups hit Juneau Access

...region and that the environmental impact will be negligible. "Road to ruin," a report by the organizations Taxpayers for Common Sense and Friends of the Earth, identifies 27 highway projects across the nation that "waste tax dollars and cause...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060604/loc_accessroad.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Lake-Lake Tyee Intertie, and subsidies for logging roads in the Tongass National Forest. Friends of the Earth, Taxpayers for Common Sense, and U.S. Public Interest Research Group compiled the list, which was distributed in Alaska by the Southeast...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/012999/Loc_lbriefs.shtml
New cost estimate for Ketchikan bridges up 37 percent

...expensive and unnecessary. In 2003 it was selected for a Golden Fleece Award from the budget watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense. Ketchikan residents now reach their airport by ferry. The bridges would allow them to drive to the airport...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020205/sta_20050202004.shtml
News
Fishermen fear more cutbacks

...A list of 500 Alaska fishermen in favor of breaching the four dams was to be posted today on the Internet by Taxpayers for Common Sense, a Washington, D.C.-based group. ``It's time to shut down these four dams, instead of shutting down...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030600/Loc_salmon.html
Local
More Alaska pork hauled over coals

...do with alleviating the traffic problems in this nation," said Keith Ashdown, vice president of Policy at Taxpayers for Common Sense, which advocates less government spending. Arizona Sen. John McCain, one of the few senators to vote against...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/083005/loc_20050830001.shtml
News
My Turn: Should taxpayers fund this?

...Young, was given the Golden Fleece award by Taxpayers for Common Sense for promoting a bridge from Ketchikan to its...eight-page critique of the bridge project offered by Taxpayers for Common Sense probably was the brief filed by Earthjustice...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062903/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Reluctance to accept end of earmarks in Alaska

...spokeswoman for Sen. Mark Begich, D-Alaska. Taxpayers for Common Sense ranked Alaska sixth in per capita spending for...body." But Steve Ellis, a vice president with Taxpayers for Common Sense, believes the era of the earmark - as we've...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/020311/sta_780157311.shtml
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