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CAGW Submits Comments to NTIA on Consumer Privacy

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz submitted recommendations to the National Telecommunications Information Administration in the Department of Commerce on ways to advance consumer privacy while...

Curtis Kalin November 8, 2018
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Taxpayer Watchdogs Urge House & Senate Committees to Revive Prepayment Reviews for Medicare Claims

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) President Tom Schatz and National Taxpayers Union President Pete Sepp sent a joint letter to the House Ways and Means Committee and the Senate Finance Committee...

Curtis Kalin November 8, 2018
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Citizens Against Government Waste Submits Recommendations for President Trump’s Nickel Plan

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) sent letters to 16 federal departments and agencies detailing potential spending cuts that could be made in furtherance of President Trump’s “nickel plan” for an across the board 5...

Curtis Kalin November 1, 2018
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Citizens Against Government Waste Lists Taxpayer Tricks and Treats For Halloween 2018

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 18th annual compilation of scary, surreal, and spine-tingling taxpayer tricks and treats.

Curtis Kalin October 24, 2018
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CAGW Names House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer October 2018 Porker of the Month

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) its October 2018 Porker of the Month for expressing his support for bringing back pork-barrel earmarks if his party retakes control of the House of...

CAGW Staff October 22, 2018
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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Endorses Initiative 1634, Prohibiting Local Taxes on Groceries

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) endorsed Initiative 1634 in Washington State, which would bar local governments from enacting taxes on groceries.

Curtis Kalin October 17, 2018
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CAGW Submits Comments to FCC on Use of Unlicensed Spectrum for Autonomous Vehicles

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz submitted comments to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) this week, urging the commission to expand its review of the 6 GHz spectrum to allow greater...

Curtis Kalin October 17, 2018
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CAGW Submits Comment Prior to House Hearing on Sports Betting

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz issued a statement for the record prior to the House Committee on the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations hearing...

Curtis Kalin September 26, 2018
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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds Passage of the Music Modernization Act

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) applauded the congressional passage of the Orrin G. Hatch Music Modernization Act.  The bill will now be sent to President Trump for his signature. 

Curtis Kalin September 26, 2018
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Citizens Against Government Waste Releases $3.1 Trillion in Waste-Cutting Recommendations

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released Prime Cuts 2018, the latest edition of the group’s comprehensive waste-cutting recommendations that would eliminate unnecessary and ineffective federal programs and...

Curtis Kalin September 26, 2018
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CAGW Names New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio September 2018 Porker of the Month

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio its September 2018 Porker of the Month for signing a bill into law that would halt the ride-sharing revolution in New York City.

CAGW Staff September 24, 2018
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Citizens Against Government Waste Blasts House Democrats’ Plan to Revive Earmarks

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz issued the following statement excoriating House Democrats after Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) announced that reviving pork-barrel earmarks would be part of their...

Curtis Kalin September 12, 2018

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