Government Overreach | Citizens Against Government Waste
The WasteWatcher: The Staff Blog of Citizens Against Government Waste

Government Overreach

The Safe Freight Act would slow innovation and put railroads at a competitive disadvantage

Are lawmakers in the 116th Congress again preparing to pick winners and losers in the commercial transportation industry?

Under former President Barack Obama, the Department of Transportation capitulated to the demands on union workers and issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to require all freight rail operations to have at least two members aboard. Fortunately, this rule never went into effect.

Andrew Wheeler Confirmed as the New Head of Environmental Protection Agency

By a vote of 52 to 47, the Senate on Thursday voted to confirm Andrew R. Wheeler as the 15th Administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Mr. Wheeler served as the Deputy Administrator from April to July 2018, and then served as Acting Administrator from July 2018 to February 2019.

Sign Up for Email Updates!Click Here!

View Archives

Posts by Author

Posts by Tag

Big Government (152) Obamacare (79) Congress (75) Waste (74) Healthcare (72) Budget (69) Uncategorized (56) Telecommunications (50) Internet (48) Technology (46) Deficit (43) Debt (43)