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FCC TV White Space Decision Clears Path for Rural Broadband

Many rural communities and those living in remote areas often have difficulty accessing the internet or using broadband to the extent that their urban counterparts can achieve.  There has been a great deal of discussion about bridging the digital...

Deborah Collier March 29, 2019
Press

CAGW Releases Comprehensive Waste Cutting Proposals for 116th Congress

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 February 19, 2019  

Curtis Kalin February 19, 2019
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Opposes Additional Trade War Bailouts

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 December 18, 2018  

Curtis Kalin December 18, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Congress Fails Farmers and Taxpayers with its Farm Bill

President Nixon’s secretary of agriculture, Earl Butz, once said in 1973, “get big or get out.” He enthusiastically urged farmers to buy up their neighbors’ land. Since then, American agriculture policy has enabled big industrialized farm businesses...

Allen Johnson December 11, 2018
Press

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Blasts Embarrassing Farm Bill and Rushed Vote

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 December 11, 2018  

Curtis Kalin December 11, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Farm Bill Conferees Should Avoid Broadband Overbuild

Broadband overbuild using taxpayer dollars has been an ongoing problem across this country.  Some providers will obtain a grant or loan from a federal agency to build out broadband in rural communities and then use the funding to either deploy or...

Deborah Collier November 19, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Congress is Tricking Taxpayers to Pay More for Treats

As people eat their leftover Halloween candy, they may want to think about how much they paid for all those treats.

Allen Johnson November 1, 2018
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Submits Recommendations for President Trump’s Nickel Plan

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 November 1, 2018  

Curtis Kalin November 1, 2018
Agency Comments

CAGW Recommendations for Trump Administration's Nickel Plan- USDA

November 1, 2018 The Honorable George “Sonny” Perdue, III Secretary, Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20250 Dear Secretary Perdue,

member (not verified) November 1, 2018
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases $3.1 trillion in Waste-Cutting Recommendations

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 September 26, 2018  

Curtis Kalin September 26, 2018
The WasteWatcher

FCC Commissioner Offers Commonsense Advice to Rural Utilities Service

Publicly-funded broadband overbuild is an ongoing problem across the country.  It is far easier to deploy new services alongside existing infrastructure than to build-out to those who remain in unserved areas. 

Deborah Collier September 11, 2018
The WasteWatcher

That Non-GMO Label is Misleading

The August 5, 2018, Wall Street Journal has an op-ed by Henry Miller, MD, a fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, concerning organic food that is worth reading.  He is cri

Elizabeth Wright August 6, 2018

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