Defense

** Media Alert ** CAGW Launches PigFoot Video Podcast


For Immediate Release

March 11, 2008

Contacts: Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334

Alexa Moutevelis (202) 467-5318

 


Watchdogs Call for Preservation of the Procurement Process!

The nation’s top taxpayer and budget watchdog groups, representing millions of taxpayers, joined today in a common cause to make sure the Defense Department’s purchasing and contracting process remains open and fair.  These groups remember all too well the original tanker lease deal – a $23 billion earmark, tucked into the 2003 Defense Appropriations Act conference report by Senator Ted Stevens (R-Alaska), directing the Air Force to lease 100 refueling tankers from Boeing Corporation.

CCAGW SUPPORTS PROCUREMENT PROCESS IN NEW TANKER DEAL

For Immediate Release
March 6, 2008

Contacts: Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334
Alexa Moutevelis (202) 467-5318

CCAGW SUPPORTS PROCUREMENT PROCESS IN NEW TANKER DEAL

For Immediate Release
March 06, 2008

Contacts: Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334
Alexa Moutevelis (202) 467-5318

Rep. Young Squeals at Nomination

Porker of the Year 2007 candidate Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) took offense to his nomination and wrote a spirited yet outlandish response to CAGW President Tom Schatz defending his pork.

Binging On Taxpayer Dollars

The over-indulgent, over-zealous party attendee can certainly be an obnoxious component of any weekend celebration.  This individual is often referred to as That Guy.

The societal pressures on a returning serviceman can, at times, be overwhelming.  However, when the Department of Defense (DoD), as reported by the American Forces Press Service on January 27, 2005, tries to curb these pressures with a $13 million program called TRICARE that purports to give them the “tools” to make healthy adjustments to their potentially unruly behavior, one cannot help but question its usefulness.  The website ThatGuy.com is one such attempt.

CAGW Uploads Database of Defense Earmarks

For Immediate Release Contacts:       Leslie K. Paige 202-467-5334
December 3, 2007 Alexa Moutevelis 202-467-5318

 

CAGW Names Rep. Clyburn Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release
November 15, 2007

Contacts: Leslie K. Paige 202-467-5334
               Alexa Moutevelis 202-467-5318

 

CAGW Appropriations Pork Alert: Congress’ Labor of Lard

For Immediate Release
November 6, 2007

Contacts:  Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334
               Alexa Moutevelis(202) 467-5318

 

Pork Alert: Defense Authorization


For Immediate Release

May 30, 2007
Contact: Alexa Moutevelis: (202) 467-5318

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CAGW Names Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand May 2018 Porker of the Month

Sen. Gillibrand is CAGW's Porker of the Month her proposal to force the fiscally-imperiled United States Postal Service to expand into banking.