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Citizens Against Government Waste Releases Prime Cuts 2017

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released Prime Cuts 2017, the latest edition of the group’s comprehensive waste-cutting recommendations that would eliminate unnecessary and ineffective federal programs and spending. 

Letter to Sec. Chao on V2V Communications

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September 7, 2017

The Honorable Elaine Chao
Secretary
U.S. Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20590

Ref: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards: V2V Communications
Docket No. NHTSA-2016-0126

Dear Secretary Chao:

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases August 2017 WasteWatcher

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its August 2017 WasteWatcher.

The Can-Kicking Congress: Business as Usual

In political patois, “kicking the can down the road” connotes procrastination.

CAGW Names Rep. Don Young August 2017 Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release
Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318

August 22, 2017
 

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Rep. Don Young (R-Alaska) its August 2017 Porker of the Month for advocating for the “road to nowhere.”

Citizens Against Government Waste Statement Supporting Streamlining the Federal Infrastructure Bureaucracy

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz issued the following statement in support of the executive order streamlining the environmental review and permitting process for federal infrastructure projects that was signed by President Donald Trump on August 15, 2017.

CAGW Releases July 2017 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release
Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318

July 26, 2017
 

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its July 2017 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:

The Dangers of Single-Payer Healthcare

The 21st AIRR Act Takes Off

A significant step to revamp and reform the FAA.

Citizens Against Government Waste Supports Privatization of Air Traffic Control System

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
June 5, 2017  

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today praised the Trump administration’s plan to modernize the federal air traffic control system.

CAGW President Tom Schatz, who joined President Trump this morning at the White House for the announcement of the initiative, said in a statement:

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CAGW Names Rep. Don Young August 2017 Porker of the Month

Rep. Young is CAGW's August Porker of the Month for advocating for the "road to nowhere"