CAGW Releases December WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
December 10, 2014  


(Washington, D.C.) - Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its December WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues of interest to American taxpayers. The stories from December’s WasteWatcher edition are below:

114th Congress: The New Sheriff(s) in Town
By William Christian
Unlike the United States Senate, control of the House of Representatives did not change as a result of the November 4, 2014 elections…Read the full report here.

Surprising Republican Support for the Return of Earmarks
By Sean Kennedy
During a closed-door House Republican Conference meeting on November 14, 2014, Rep. Mike Rogers (R-Ala.) proposed reinstituting earmarks…Read the full report here.

USPS Labor Woes: A Greek Tragedy
By Leslie Paige
In the myth of Sisyphus, the protagonist angers the gods so much that they condemn him to spend eternity fruitlessly rolling a weighty boulder up a steep hill…Read the full report here.

Net Neutrality Strikes Back
By Deb Collier
During the first week following its release on November 28, more than 42 million people had watched the trailer for “Star Wars VII – The Force Awakens”…Read the full report here.

New Study Shines Light on CFPB’s Discrimination Claims
By PJ Austin
As Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) has previously pointed out, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is in the midst of a war against…Read the full report here.

The Government Slumlord
By Alexandra Booze
It is no secret that the federal government has too much real property.  Plainly put, Uncle Sam is one extremely disorganized landlord…Read the full report here.

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