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The HEROES Act Will Prevent Americans From Getting Back to Work

The $3 trillion HEROES Act epitomizes everything that is wrong with the D.C. borrow-and-spend mindset. 

May 19, 2020 — CAGW Staff 1589913628

CARES Act Allocates $1.5 Billion to Bureaucratic Dinosaur

One of the most egregious examples of wasteful spending in the CARES Act is $1.5 billion allocated to the Economic Development Administration.

May 1, 2020 — CAGW Staff 1588350257

The Next Stimulus Bill Must Be Temporary and Targeted

As conversations continue on how to best help Americans in the next round of funding, Congress must remember to keep a temporary mindset that is focused on combatting COVID-19.

April 17, 2020 — Peter Klensch 1587148112

The Congressional JSF Caucus: A Logic-Free Zone

Legislators added $1.7 billion worth of earmarks to fund the acquisition of 16 JSFs.

March 31, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1585688886

Members Introduce Bill to Permanently Ban Earmarks

Legislation has been introduced to make the moratorium on congressional earmarks permanent.

March 12, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1584045172

NASA's Flawed Mission to the Moon

In an era of flourishing commercial alternatives, NASA should reevaluate the manner in which it pursues space flight.

March 12, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1584042168

The Return of Earmarks is Cancelled, For Now

House Democrats abandoned a plan to return to an open system of earmarking.  

February 11, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1581453560

CBO’s 2020 Economic Outlook Shows Trillion-Dollar Deficits Are Here To Stay

Unsurprisingly, the United States’ fiscal outlook remains dreadful.

February 6, 2020 — Peter Klensch 1581015880

Medicaid: The Feds Have Failed To Stop the Waste and Mismanagement, Let The States Try

Medicaid is losing billions to waste, fraud, and abuse, and the program is crushing state budgets  The feds haven't been able to fix it.  Let the states try.  

January 14, 2020 — Leslie Paige 1579037316

Congress Should not Specify Advanced Technology for Aviation Safety and Efficiency

Congress should not pick winners and losers in FAA's bid to improve safety and efficiency. 

December 6, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1575659900

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