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The WasteWatcher

ACP Funding Expiration Will Affect States’ Broadband Rate Regulation

Ending ACP will complicate and delay state efforts to expand affordable internet access.

Alec Mena April 5, 2024
The WasteWatcher

FTC Chair Khan Should Focus on Production and Prices Instead of Political Pressure

Mergers should be reviewed based on their benefits to consumers, not pressure from members of Congress. 

Eric Maus April 5, 2024
The WasteWatcher

The FCC's Not So Merry-Go-Round of Net Neutrality

The Biden administration’s creates uncertainty for future of broadband deployments across America and wastes taxpayer resources.

Deborah Collier April 4, 2024
Press Release

Joint Statement by CAGW President Tom Schatz and ITPC Executive Director Deborah Collier on Net Neutrality Rules

Today, the FCC announced it would be voting on reinstating net neutrality rules at its April 25, 2024, monthly meeting.

Thomas Schatz April 3, 2024

A ‘D’ for the USPS Delivering for America plan

The USPS delivers at least one thing consistently. It has lost money in every quarter since 2007.

Thomas Schatz March 31, 2024
The WasteWatcher

President Biden's Budget Will Raise Taxes and Federal Debt

President Biden's FY 2025 budget would increase government spending, restore IRS funding, and raise taxes  

Eric Maus March 29, 2024

The 340B Drug Pricing Program Needs a New Prescription

Federal healthcare programs are often well-intended but end up costing more than expected and become subject to waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.

Christina Smith March 29, 2024
The WasteWatcher

Rate Setting for BEAD Funds Is Forcing States to Consider the Impact of Inflation

NTIA's pressure to include unrealistic price caps without inflation adjustment may discourage provider participation.

Alec Mena March 28, 2024
The WasteWatcher

Medicare Advantage Should Not Be Disadvantaged

Taxpayers and beneficiaries should be concerned with the Biden administration’s proposed cuts to Medicare Advantage.

Christina Smith March 27, 2024
Agency Comments

CAGW Files Comments with FCC on RDOF Emergency Petition

CAGW responds to an emergency petition filed by RDOF award winners asking for relief from the FCC's buildout requirements.

Eric Maus March 26, 2024
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Names Sen. Chuck Schumer March 2024 Porker of the Month

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is pushing prolific amounts of pork.

Alexandra Abrams March 18, 2024
The WasteWatcher

Congress Must Restore Spectrum Auction Authority

A year has passed since the FCC lost its spectrum auction authority.  It is time for Congress to renew this authority.

Deborah Collier March 8, 2024