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USPS Chief Living Large

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is fond of describing itself as a business, on par with some Fortune 100 companies.  However, a recent investigation by the USPS Office of Inspector General (OIG) into allegations of misconduct of one of its chief spokespersons, Vice-President for Public Affairs and Communications (PAC) Azeezaly Jaffer, graphically reveals just how far removed postal business operations are from those of any well-run, private sector corporation.

Grifters Give FEMA a Run for Their Money

The Government Accountability Office (GAO) recently released its audit of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) efforts in the aftermath of Hurricanes Rita and Katrina.  The report estimated that fraudulent payments totaled between $600 million and $1.4 billion.

CCAGW Supports Senator Coburn’s Amendment

For Immediate Release Daytime : Jessica Shoemaker (202) 467-5318
May 2, 2006 Evening :  Tom Finnigan  (202) 253-3852

 

The Hinchey-Rohrabacher Amendment

The federal government’s continuing prosecution of medical marijuana patients undermines federalism and fiscal restraint.  For the fourth year in a row, the House will vote on an amendment sponsored by Reps. Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) and Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.).  The amendment would prohibit the federal government from arresting users of medical marijuana in states where it has been deemed legal.  The amendment does not prevent the Justice Department from prosecuting individuals using marijuana for a recreational purpose or individuals using marijuana for medicinal purposes in states where it is still considered illegal.    

CAGW Tells Congress: Don’t Play Favoritism with Homeland Security

For Immediate Release Daytime : Jessica Shoemaker (202) 467-5318
May 1, 2006 Evening :  Tom Finnigan  (202) 253-3852

 

CAGW Tells Congress: Don’t Play Favoritism with Homeland Security

For Immediate Release Contact: Daytime:Jessica Shoemaker 202-467-5318
May 1, 2006 After hours:Tom Finnigan 202-253-3852

 

CAGW Reacts to Anti-REAL ID Bill in New Hampshire

For Immediate Release Contact: Daytime:Jessica Shoemaker 202-467-5318
April 25, 2006 After hours:Tom Finnigan 202-253-3852

 

Congress Not Seeing Drug War Waste

The White House’s Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) was established in 1988 to develop and coordinate policies and objectives to decrease illegal drug use, manufacturing, trafficking, drug-related crime and

Bingo Terror

In October 2005, the Kentucky Office of Charitable Gaming won a $36,300 grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to protect bingo halls from terrorists.  The money will pay for laptop computers with access to a law-enforcement database.  Authorities are concerned that terrorists may attempt to raise large amounts of cash by  playing bingo or running a charitable game. 

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CAGW Names Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham June 2019 Porker of the Month

Gov. Lujan Grisham is CAGW's Porker of the Month for collaborating with green energy firms to enact a "Mini-Green New Deal."