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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
Road out of Juneau is long

...Water Act. Soon the proposed highway was creeping up the list of allegedly wasteful projects singled out by Taxpayers for Common Sense and Friends of the Earth in the annual report "Road to Ruin." The report, with road projects nominated by...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060404/opi_juneauroad.shtml
Opinion
Road won't save money

...Walsh, member of the Juneau Chamber of Commerce Transportation Committee, has dismissed the report released by Taxpayers for Common Sense, which states that the Juneau Access Road is "one of the most wasteful highway projects in the nation." Mr...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060704/let_letter1.shtml
Opinion
Alaska gets money and controversy in transportation bill

...projects requested by members for their districts. It's here that Young shines. According to the watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense, which monitors, and criticizes, these "earmarks," Alaska won 39 such projects worth $722 million. Among...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060905/sta_20050609020.shtml
News
AlaskaDigest

...Republican, a Golden Fleece Award for pushing a Ketchikan bridge project the group calls a boondoggle. The group Taxpayers for Common Sense said the project to link Ketchikan with Gravina Island could cost taxpayers for years to come. "It exemplifies...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061303/sta_akdigest.shtml
News
Transportation bill means hundreds of millions for Alaska

...Some analysts say the amounts may actually be higher. Keith Ashdown, vice president of the watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense, estimated the bill contains about $700 million for Alaska. He said for its population size, Alaska fares...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/073105/sta_20050731003.shtml
News
Alaska in line for jump in highway spending

...of the synergy of having the three of us work on it." Keith Ashdown, vice president of the watchdog group Taxpayers for Common Sense, last week estimated the bill contains about $700 million for Alaska. For its size, he said, Alaska fares...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080205/sta_20050802010.shtml
News
Stevens nears end of reign over spending

...to take care of, because they won't be able to do that" next year, said Steve Ellis, vice president of Taxpayers for Common Sense, a bipartisan group that favors limiting federal spending. Conservatives have clashed particularly with Stevens...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/111204/sta_20041112002.shtml
News
Alaska Republicans defend earmark use

...campaign contributors and cronies," said the group Taxpayers for Common Sense in a bulletin earlier this year. Congress should...nation," according to another bulletin from Taxpayers for Common Sense in March. "Compare that to just 2,000 earmarks...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112006/sta_20061120010.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...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.shtml

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