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Biden's Broadband Boondoggle

American Thinker: President Joe Biden plans to spend $100 billion or more on broadband infrastructure.

Thomas Schatz June 2, 2021
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Financial market transactions should not be taxed or restricted

The Hill: Both the FTT and new short selling regulations would cause significant disruption to financial transactions and reduced returns for tens of millions of investors.

Thomas Schatz May 18, 2021
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340B Drug Discount Program Should Be on GAO’s High-Risk List

RCH: Nothing has been done to reform 340B and stop hospitals and for-profit pharmacies from enriching themselves.

Elizabeth Wright April 2, 2021
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The F-35 may be unsalvageable

The Hill: The time has come reduce the cost and scope of the F-35 program.

Sean Kennedy March 26, 2021
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Earmarks Are Corrupt, Costly, and Inequitable

Joint op-ed from Sen. Ernst and CAGW President Tom Schatz in NRO.

Thomas Schatz March 1, 2021
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These five items should top Biden’s defense priorities

Defense News: The Biden administration has the opportunity to institute reforms in several crucial areas at the DoD.

Sean Kennedy February 1, 2021
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Earmarks are inequitable, corrupt, and costly — they should not be brought back

The Hill: Earmarks contain many hidden costs.

Thomas Schatz January 4, 2021
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Congress' penchant for unpunctuality

The Hill: Frequent use of CRs demonstrates remarkably poor governance from Congress.

Sean Kennedy December 10, 2020
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Congress' Penchant for Unpunctuality

The Hill: Given their track record, senators and representatives will likely miss yet another deadline.

Sean Kennedy December 10, 2020
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Student Borrowers, Not Taxpayers, Should Be on the Hook for Their Own Debt

Washington Examiner: Erasing student loans will do more harm to students and the economy in the long run.

CAGW Staff December 2, 2020
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Pre-Existing Conditions Will Be Covered by Whoever Wins the Election

Inside Sources: Republicans and President Trump, just like Democrats, believe people with pre-existing conditions should be protected.

Elizabeth Wright November 2, 2020
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End the Pentagon’s OCO slush fund

Defense News: The OCO has been greatly expanded and used for unrelated purposes.

Sean Kennedy October 14, 2020

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