General Waste

CHANNEL ONE NEWS COMMENDED FOR SAVING TAXPAYERS MILLIONS

Citizens Against Government Waste Call Channel One a Model Private-Public Partnership

(January 22, 1999) – Citizens Against Government Waste, the respected taxpayer watchdog group, applauded the Channel One network for "saving the U.S. taxpayer millions of dollars very year," and said that "Channel One's partnership with 12,000 schools across the nation is a model for what a private-public partnership should be."

PORK ALERT

With the White House and Congress trading accusations about who really wants to spend the Social Security surplus, pork has taken on more significance than ever before.  If previous years are any guide, pork-barrel spending is likely to exceed $13 billion this year – enough to trim the budget by 4 percent.  Here are some of the more hideous examples of pork-barrel in this year’s spending bills:

Agriculture Appropriations bill (signed into law 10/22/99):

PORK IN THE BUDGET ALERT

For Immediate Release    Contact:       Jim Campi at CAGW, 202.467.5300
October 16, 1998 Karen Kerrigan at SBSC, 202.785.0238

 

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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.