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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 Names Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro García Padilla May Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
May 24, 2016  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Gov. Alejandro García Padilla (D-P.R.) its May Porker of the Month for recklessly pushing Puerto Rico into default. 

CCAGW Supports HR 4900 - Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act

U.S. House of Representatives

Washington, D.C.  20515

 

Dear Representative,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I strongly urge you to support H.R. 4900, the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA).  This legislation creates an essential mechanism to thwart a taxpayer bailout of Puerto Rico’s fiscal failures.

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”

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