The Many Perks of Congressional Employment

Supposedly in Denmark to attend the Copenhagen Climate Summit, multiple members of Congress have been criticized for treating the trip as a personal vacation.  The trip included seven Republicans and 15 Democrats, most notably House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.).


For Immediate Release:
December 16, 2009

Contacts: Leslie K. Paige 202.467.5400

Veto the Omnibus Spending Bill


Pork Alert: Senate Energy and Water

For Immediate Release
August 5, 2009
Contacts: Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334


Waste and Fraud at the Central Intelligence Agency

Waste and fraud at the Central Intelligence Agency not only squanders taxpayers’ money but also endangers American lives.  When money is diverted away from intelligence missions on rogue state nuclear threats, for example, Americans are at risk.

A Challenge That Should Not Be Met

Six years ago, President Bush called for the establishment of the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), “a new compact for global development defined by new accountability for both rich and poor nations alike.”


For Immediate Release
May 15, 2008

Contacts: Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334
Alexa Moutevelis (202) 467-5318


Europe Assaults U.S. Businesses

As the global economy slows, every effort should be made to encourage businesses to invest, innovate, and market their products around the world.  Unfortunately for taxpayers and investors, European regulators are abusing their power in a manner that will adversely impact the ability of the world to avoid the worst results of the current slowdown.

CAGW Uploads Database of Labor-HHS Earmarks

For Immediate Release Contacts: Leslie K. Paige      202-467-5334
November 27, 2007 Alexa Moutevelis  202-467-5318

Senate Must Fix the Flawed Farm Bill

For Immediate Release
October 31, 2007
Contacts:  Leslie K. Paige (202) 467-5334;
Alexa Moutevelis (202) 467-5318



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CAGW Names Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand May 2018 Porker of the Month

Sen. Gillibrand is CAGW's Porker of the Month her proposal to force the fiscally-imperiled United States Postal Service to expand into banking.