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And More Costly Duplication

As part of a continuing series, CAGW will be providing you examples of duplication and overlap within the federal government that has been researched by the Government Accountability Office (GAO).

CAGW Staff August 21, 2013
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Lame Brain Drain

I am not suggesting that the Congressional staffers who may be seeking greener career pastures (due to changes in health care benefits) are “lame brains;” however, if they are responsible for most of the madness that emanates from Capitol Hill, I...

William Christian August 19, 2013
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It is None of Their Damn Business!

Last month the New Jersey Comptroller released a report on widespread fraud in their state’s school lunch program.  More than 100 people on public payrolls, or members of their family, lied about their income in

CAGW Staff August 15, 2013
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The White House Office of Nudging

There have been a series of news reports of a new project underway in the White House led by Maya Shankar, Senior Advisor for Social & Behavioral Sciences within the Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP).  According to a column written...

CAGW Staff August 14, 2013
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The Article 1 President

All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives.

CAGW Staff August 13, 2013
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The Sequester is Working

The biggest underreported story out of Washington this year is that the federal budget is shrinking and much more than anyone in either party expected.”

CAGW Staff August 12, 2013
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The Fix is In...

The deal has been made; Congress and President Obama figured out a way to provide continued subsidies for healthcare premiums for congressional staff.  The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) just released the proposed regulation, which can be...

Leslie Paige August 9, 2013
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Duplication Duplication

These next few weeks, I will be pointing out areas of duplication, overlap, or fragmentation in the federal government and suggestions on how it can be eliminated that will save millions of dollars for the taxpayers.

CAGW Staff August 8, 2013
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Just Give Me More Money to Spend

Well, finally a big government politician who admits it.  It’s almost refreshing.  Rep.

CAGW Staff August 7, 2013
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It's All in the Numbers

Last week, we got the jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  They reported a job gain of 162,000 for the month of July.  There wasn’t a lot of hoopla about it because the numbers were pretty pathetic.

CAGW Staff August 6, 2013
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Stay Vigilant!

In today’s Congressional Quarterly, the headline reads, “Senate Democrats Weigh Sequester-Replacement Plans for September Votes” immediately followed by “the White House tries to broker a bipartisan budget deal with a small group of Republicans.”

CAGW Staff August 1, 2013
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Ho Hum

Yesterday, the President traveled to Tennessee to discuss his “new” proposal for spurring on the economy and creating jobs.  He proposes to lower the corporate tax rate and simplify the

CAGW Staff July 31, 2013

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