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The WasteWatcher

New Rules Will Fail to Lower Drug Prices

On Friday, November 20, President Trump announced two interim rules that he claims will lower drug costs in Medicare Parts B and D. That is not accurate.

Elizabeth Wright November 24, 2020
Press Release

CAGW Opposes Most Favored Nation Policy

Implementing MFN for Medicare Part B will reduce future investment and innovation not just for pandemics but also for many other diseases.

Alexandra Abrams November 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Most Favored Nation Policy Is Unfavorable to U.S. Biopharmaceutical Research

Back in September, President Trump signed an Executive Order ordering the Department of Health and Human Services to implement a most favored nation (MFN) policy for pharmaceutical reimbursement in Medicare.

Elizabeth Wright November 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Strike Three for the Pentagon

For the third straight year, the Department of Defense was unable to pass a clean audit.  The Pentagon now estimates that it will need another seven years to accomplish this task.

Sean Kennedy November 19, 2020
Press Release

CAGW Names Gov. Andrew Cuomo November 2020 Porker of the Month

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) is our November Porker of the Month for politicizing and delaying the distribution of a new COVID-19 vaccine.

Alexandra Abrams November 19, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Gov. Ralph Northam Signs Legislation Extending Telemedicine to Help Virginians

Governor Northam (D) signed two bills which would allow medical services to be provided through telemedicine in Virginia. 

Frances Floresca November 18, 2020
Letters to Officials

CAGW Joins Coalition Letter To FCC on 12 GHz Spectrum

CAGW joined a coalition of concerned groups who envision the current use of the 12 GHz spectrum as a means to encourage broadband deployment and competition. 

Cody Leach November 17, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Biden Advisor Emmanuel Has the Wrong Prescription for COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel has been appointed to Joe Biden's coronavirus task force. He is remembered for being a chief architect of Obamacare and penning an article “Why I Hope to Die at 75."  Will he determine who gets a COVID-19 vaccine first?

Elizabeth Wright November 17, 2020
Agency Comments

CAGW Asks President to Halt the Most Favored Nation Policy

Using the MFN policy for pharmaceuticals is simply more price controls that will further distort the market and harm biopharmaceutical research.  

Frances Floresca November 16, 2020
The WasteWatcher

FCC Action on 5.9 GHz Will Free Up Vital Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

The FCC's November meeting includes a much needed and significant decision on 5.9 GHz that will free up long underutilized spectrum for unlicensed use.

Thomas Schatz November 13, 2020
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases Issue Brief On Reducing Licensing Barriers

Every level of government should act to permanently remove unnecessary regulatory barriers.

Alexandra Abrams November 9, 2020
Reports

Reducing Licensing Barriers Will Get Millions Back to Work

CAGW’s latest report details how more than 850 rules have been suspended or terminated during the coronavirus pandemic at every level of government and why these mostly temporary measures should be made permanent.

Frances Floresca November 9, 2020

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