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CAGW Releases July 2016 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
July 14, 2016  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its July 2016 WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues affecting American taxpayers.  The stories from its July edition of WasteWatcher are listed in part as follows:

Senate Passes PROMESA, Thwarts a Taxpayer Bailout of Puerto Rico

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
June 30, 2016  

(Washington, D.C.) – The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) applauded the Senate for passing H.R. 5278, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA) by a bipartisan vote of 68-30. 

CAGW Releases May 2016 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
May 12, 2016  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its May WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues affecting American taxpayers.  The stories from its May edition of WasteWatcher are listed in part as follows:

CAGW Names Sen. Brian Schatz April Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
April 26, 2016  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Sen. Brian Schatz (D-Hawaii) its April Porker of the Month for being the only member of Congress shameless enough to brag about securing an earmark in CAGW’s 2016 Congressional Pig Book.

CAGW Releases 2016 Congressional Pig Book

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
April 13, 2016  

Schatz: “Earmarks are making an unwelcome comeback”

CAGW Releases March 2016 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
March 18, 2016  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its March WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues affecting American taxpayers.  The stories from its March edition of WasteWatcher are listed in part as follows:

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CAGW Names Rep. Elijah Cummings November 2017 Porker of the Month

Rep. Cummings is CAGW's November Porker of the Month for attempting to place price controls on prescription drugs.