CAGW Releases May WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Leslie K. Paige 202-467-5334
May 3, 2013 Luke Gelber 202-467-5318

A Monthly Dispatch From Citizens Against Government Waste

By PJ Austin
During the 112th Congress, progress was made by both the House and Senate to enact a new Farm Bill …
 
By Luke Gelber
April is the cruelest month for most taxpayers, but for a growing number of them, it is the months that follow that do the most damage …
 
By William M. Christian
​While not as entertaining as “Bye, Bye, Birdie,” the bobby-soxer romp of the early 1960s, biennial budgeting represents a refreshing change-of-pace from the dour melodrama that Congress’ current fiscal discourse has become…
 
By Deb Collier
There is little doubt that science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs are essential to the nation’s ability to compete in the global economy …
 
By Sean Kennedy
A senior naval commander believes the troubled Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), or “Little Crappy Ship” as it has been referred to inside the Navy, does not have enough firepower …
 
By Deborah Collier
The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) was enacted in 1986, long before widespread use of the Internet. Today’s society communicates in a dramatically different manner than in 1986, with an increasing amount of data stored digitally with third party providers …
 
By Tom Schatz
In 2003, Congress passed the Medicare Modernization Act (MMA - P.L. 108-173). This law made some substantial changes to Medicare and adding competitive forces to the program was a strong theme …
 
Citizens Against Government Waste is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government.

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