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CAGW Joins Coalition Advocating for Television White Space Technology

December 4, 2018

Chairman Ajit Pai                                                             
Federal Communications Commission                     
445 12th Street, SW                                                   
Washington, D.C. 20554                                            

Commissioner Michael O’Rielly
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20554

Comments to the FCC regarding the Regulatory Status of Mobile Messaging Services (WT Docket No. 08-7)

Before the

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Washington, D.C.  20554

 

In the matter of

 

Petition of Twilio, Inc., Seeking a Declaratory Ruling Clarifying the Regulatory Status of Mobile Messaging Services

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WT Docket No. 08-7

 

Reply Comments of

Thomas A. Schatz

President

Citizens Against Government Waste

 

December 17, 2015

 

Farm Bill Conferees Should Avoid Broadband Overbuild

Broadband overbuild using taxpayer dollars has been an ongoing problem across this country.  Some providers will obtain a grant or loan from a federal agency to build out broadband in rural communities and then use the funding to either deploy or upgrade equipment where broadband already exists rather than spend taxpayer resources on unserved communities where the cost to build networks is much higher.

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 ensuring continued prosperity and innovation. 

Comments to NTIA on Developing the Administration's Approach to Consumer Privacy

November 8, 2018

Mr. David Redl
Administrator
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 4725
Attn: Privacy RFC
Washington, D.C. 20230

Re: Comments on Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy (Docket Number: 18021780-8780-01)

Dear Administrator Redl,

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.

Congressional Eye Turns to DOD's JEDI Contract

One wonders if the “Force” is working against the Department of Defense (DOD) with its Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure project (JEDI).  The contract bid request that by some estimates could reach $10 billion to build an enterprise-level commercial cloud solution, including Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service, to support the all defense agencies and military branches, has now come under heightened scrutiny by two members of the House Appropriations Defense Subcommittee.

Comments to FCC on the Unlicensed Use of the 5GHz Band

October 17, 2018

Chairman Ajit Pai
Commissioner Michael O’Rielly
Commissioner Brendan Carr
Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20554

Dear Chairman Pai, Commissioner O’Rielly, Commissioner Carr, and Commissioner Rosenworcel:

Comments to FCC on the Unlicensed Use of the 6GHz Band

October 16, 2018

Chairman Ajit Pai
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20554

Commissioner Michael O’Rielly                   
Federal Communications Commission          
445 12th Street, SW                                        
Washington, D.C. 20554                              

Commissioner Brendan Carr
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20554

CAGW Comments on Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards: V2V Communications

September 7, 2017

The Honorable Elaine Chao
Secretary
U.S. Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20590

Ref: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards: V2V Communications
Docket No. NHTSA-2016-0126

Dear Secretary Chao:

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CAGW Names Rep. Mike Rogers November 2018 Porker of the Month

Rep. Hoyer is CAGW's Porker of the Month for his support for being a leading proponent of a wasteful sixth military branch called the Space Force.