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Passage of the IRA Means the Taxman Cometh

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will add 87,000 new IRS employees at a cost of $80 billion in potentially wasteful spending.

August 11, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1660231307

Spectrum Coordination Needs to Expand Across More Federal Agencies

The FCC and NTIA announced signing an MOU on spectrum allocation coordination. Other federal agencies should join this effort.

August 4, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1659628171

The Inflation Reduction Act Is a Fiscal Disaster

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will raise taxes, increase spending, and prolong both inflation and the recession.

August 2, 2022 — Thomas Schatz 1659456312

Subcommittee Hearing Tries to Shed Light on COVID-19 Relief Fraud

The government’s abject failure to prevent COVID fraud shows the risks of hasty and reckless spending. 

July 25, 2022 — CAGW Staff 1658777530

The IRS Continues to Fall Short on its Mission

 Government agencies serve the people, and the IRS has continually fallen short in achieving this mission.

July 25, 2022 — CAGW Staff 1658769771

GAO Report Reveals Significant Duplication and Overlap in Broadband Programs

A recent report from the Government Accountability Office lays out paths to reduce wasteful practices in broadband programs. 

June 23, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1656010951

CAGW Comments to FTC on Pharmacy Benefit Managers

Citizens Against Government Waste Files Comments to the FTC regarding Pharmacy Benefit Manager programs.

Unused Cellphones Cost Taxpayers Millions

Mismanagement and a lack of oversight led to the VA wasting taxpayer dollars. 

May 23, 2022 — Eric Maus 1653333543

GAO Report Offers Solutions to Duplicative and Overlapping Expenditures

The GAO's recommendations for 2022 that would add to the $522 billion in savings that have been achieved to date. 

May 16, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1652722755

The IRS Begins a $70 Million IT Modernization Project

Facing a large backlog of paper returns, the IRS just issued a $70 million contract to update and modernize its IT systems.

April 4, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1649111484

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