Health Care

Comment on FDA's Proposed Rule Regarding Tobacco Product Flavors

July 11, 2018

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
5630 Fishers Lane
Room 1061
Rockville, MD 20852

Comment on FDA’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making regarding Regulations of Flavors in Tobacco Products

Docket ID No – FDA-2017-N-6565

Background

Media Alert: 2018 Congressional Pig Book to Be Released July 18, 2018

The little pink book that makes Washington, D.C. squirm is back and bigger than it has been in many years.  Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release the 2018 Congressional Pig Book at a press conference one week from today on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. EDT. 

Comment on FDA's Proposed Rule Regarding Nicotine Levels

July 11, 2018

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
5630 Fishers Lane
Room 1061
Rockville, MD 20852

Comment on FDA’s Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making regarding Tobacco Product Standard for Nicotine Level of Combusted Cigarettes

Docket ID No – FDA-2017-N-6189

Background

GAO Releases Another Troubling Report on 340B Drug Discount Program

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) has been concerned with the 340B Drug Discount program for some time.  On June 28, 2018, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released, “Drug Discount Program: Federal Oversight of Compliance at 340B Contract Pharmacies Needs Improvement.”  The report adds to the growing mountain of evidence that the discount program is out of control and is in dire need of restructuring.

CAGW Signs Coalition Letter Supporting Safety Net 340B Drug Program Reforms

On June 18, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) became one of 58 diverse organizations that signed onto a letter congratulating Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar for the actions his agency is taking to reform and return the Safety Net 340B Drug Program back to its original intent of helping uninsured, low-income people get access to affordable prescription drugs.  These proposals can be found in President Trump’s blueprint to lower

Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds Generational White House Reorganization Plan

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) hailed the White House’s plan to reform and reorganize the federal government for the 21st century.

Conservative Groups Oppose Medicare Part D Changes in the BBA

On March 8, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), penned a blog which pointed out a harmful and major change to Medicare Part D that will cost pharmaceutical manufacturers far more than anticipated: $4.1 billion over 10 years, a 53 percent increase from the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) original score.  Some may think whacking pharmaceutical manufacturers with an additional, unexpected cost of $4.1 billion over ten years to the

President Trump’s Blueprint to Lower Drug Costs: A Lot to Unpack

On Friday, May 11, President Trump released his report on what his administration will do to lower drug costs.

Comments to WHO on Tobacco Harm-Reduction Products

May 16, 2018

World Health Organization
Independent High-Level Commission
On Non-Communicable Diseases

Re: Comments on May 1, 2018, First Draft Report

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) appreciates the opportunity to comment on the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Independent High-Level Commission’s on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) May 1, 2018, First Draft Report.

NAFTA Negotiators Should Promote Strong IP Rights

As the May 18 deadline for negotiating a modernized North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) looms, negotiators should consider closely how intellectual property (IP) rights will be treated between the countries involved.

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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.