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A Wealth Tax Will Slow Down Economic Growth

A wealth tax will slow down economic growth and drive out the wealthiest people that pay the most in taxes.

Frances Floresca May 10, 2021
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The IRS Should Not Fill Out Tax Returns

Proposed tax simplification bills would force taxpayers to convince the IRS when it makes mistakes on their tax bills.

Deborah Collier May 10, 2021
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Congress Displays High Level of Support for Earmarks

Early results strongly suggest members of Congress will widely embrace the return of earmarks.

Sean Kennedy May 6, 2021
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Biden Trips Badly on Intellectual Property in TRIPS

Days after praising World Intellectual Property Day, President Biden agrees to waive US COVID-19 patents.

Elizabeth Wright May 6, 2021
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FDA Moves to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration's proposal to ban menthol-flavored tobacco put consumers at risk with illicit products.

Elizabeth Wright April 29, 2021
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Beware the Words Investment and Free

When government officials talk about “investment” and “free” programs, taxpayers need to hang onto their wallets.  

Elizabeth Wright April 28, 2021

Citizens Against Government Waste works to eliminate waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government through research and public education.