In episode 47 of the Grover Norquist Show, ATR president Grover Norquist discusses government transparency and the Congressional Research Service (CRS), Congress’ $100 million personal think tank.
Even though the CRS is taxpayer-funded, their reports are not publicly available. Luckily, there is a push within Congress to make the CRS more transparent spearheaded by Rep. Leonard Lance (R-NJ). Lance proposed a bill to make CRS reports available online. ATR strongly supports this measure to make government more transparent. In fact, Grover advocates that all government spending should be public information because taxpayers have the right to know how politicians use their tax dollars.
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