International

Open Competition for State Department Contracts

The Honorable Ed Royce

Chairman

Committee on Foreign Affairs

U.S. House of Representatives

Washington, D.C. 20515

 

The Honorable Eliot Engel

Ranking Member

Committee on Foreign Affairs

U.S. House of Representatives

Washington, D.C. 20515

 

The Honorable Jason Chaffetz

Chairman

Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

U.S. House of Representatives

Washington, D.C. 20515

 

The Honorable Elijah Cummings

Ranking Member

CAGW Releases November 2015 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
November 19, 2015  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its November WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues affecting American taxpayers.  The stories from its November edition of WasteWatcher are listed in part as follows:

The Trans-Pacific Partnership and Intellectual Property

On October 5, 2015, negotiations for the TPPA concluded and a summary of the 30 chapters of the agreement was released.  Chapter 18 of the agreement specifically discusses the rights and responsibilities of each TPP member nation in protecting IP.  The 12 TPPA member nations are Australia, Brunei Darussalam, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the United States, and Vietnam. 

CAGW Goes Trick-or-Treating For 2015

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
October 29, 2015  

(Washington, D.C.) – For more than a decade, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) has celebrated All Hallow’s Eve with its annual compilation of scary, grotesque, and spine-tingling examples of wasteful government spending.  The following is CAGW’s list of nominees for inclusion in the Fiscal House of Horrors for 2015…

CAGW Releases July 2015 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
July 14, 2015  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its July WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues affecting American taxpayers.  The stories from its July edition of WasteWatcher are listed in part as follows:

Passage of TPA is a Win for All

On June 24, 2015, the Senate followed the House’s lead and voted 60-38 in favor of H.R. 2146, which contained the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act (TPA).  After President Obama signed the bill into law on June 29, 2015, he can now “fast track” trade deals to Congress for approval by a simple majority in both chambers.  This process assures trading partners that agreements cannot be amended once a deal has been consummated.

CCAGW Applauds Senate Passage of Trade Promotion Authority

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
June 24, 2015  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) praised the U.S. Senate for once again passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA).

CCAGW Applauds House Passage of Trade Promotion Authority, Urges Senate to Act

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
June 18, 2015  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) praised the House for once again passing Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) and urged the Senate to pass TPA without delay.

Pages

Sign Up for Email Updates!Click Here!

CAGW Names Sen. Kamala Harris August 2018 Porker of the Month

Sen. Harris is CAGW's Porker of the Month for for proposing an expensive and impractical taxpayer-funded rent subsidy.