CAGW Releases November WasteWatcher Report

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
October 13, 2014  


(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its November 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 November’s WasteWatcher edition are below:

New CAGW Report on Intellectual Property
By Deb Collier
On November 17, 2014, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release its latest report, “Intellectual Property:  Making It Personal.”…Read the full report here.

Procurement Legacies of the Afghan War
By Sean Kennedy
One of the most vivid and enduring images of the U.S. departure from Vietnam remains the Navy offloading perfectly good helicopters into the South China Sea …Read the full report here.

A Glimmer of Hope at Yucca Mountain
By PJ Austin
On October 16, 2014, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued its Yucca Mountain Safety Evaluation Report 3, which confirmed what unbiased observers have long known …Read the full report here.

Blaming Republicans for Ebola:  A Seedy Campaign Ploy
By William Christian
Less than two weeks after the first person with Ebola in the United States was admitted to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital on September 30, 2014, Democrats …Read the full report here.

Dueling Agencies
By Elizabeth Wright
On October 22, 2014, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) released his annual “Wastebook 2014.  What Washington Doesn’t Want You To Read…” Read the full report here.

Obstruction Junction, What’s Your Function?
By Alexandra Booze
In 2009, U.S. officials discovered that Mexican cartels had become the leading gun-traffickers responsible for high levels of crime throughout the Southwest U.S. … Read the full report here.

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