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Buy American Executive Order Raises More Questions than Answers

President Trump has been talking about signing a Buy American Executive Order (EO) since March, 2020 and did so on August 6.

Elizabeth Wright August 11, 2020
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CAGW to HHS: Say No to State AGs Demands

On Tuesday, state attorneys general from across the country and two U.S. territories demanded that the federal government steal the patent for remdesivir.

Elizabeth Wright August 7, 2020
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States Should Not Get More Coronavirus Relief Funds

A Treasury Department interim report shows that state and local governments have spent less than a quarter of the $150 billion Coronavirus Relief Fund.

Frances Floresca August 5, 2020
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Executive Order Will Help Improve Telehealth in Rural Areas

The EO will help improve and advance healthcare delivery in the U.S., especially in rural areas.

Elizabeth Wright August 4, 2020
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Keeping America’s 5G Networks Secure, Now and Into the Future

During uncertain times, it is important for the United States to create a strong, stable, and secure 5G network. 

CAGW Staff July 21, 2020
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The Science Says – Send the Kids Back to School

One of the hottest debates in the country right now is whether children should be going back to school.

Elizabeth Wright July 20, 2020
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FHWA Lifts Unnecessary Regulation Barring Food Trucks from Vending at Rest Stops

The on-going COVID-19 pandemic presents essential workers with new challenges every day. 

CAGW Staff July 17, 2020
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The Lack of Federal Privacy Policy Causes Inconsistency with Tracing Apps

Many states have adopted contact tracing, but there are concerns with the lack of federal privacy policy. 

Frances Floresca July 16, 2020
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Agencies Need to Stop Fighting for Unneeded Spectrum

For nearly four years, the FCC under Chairman Pai’s leadership has moved quickly to address the ever-changing telecommunications needs of the nation

Thomas Schatz July 3, 2020
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States Should Cut Spending, Not Raise Taxes

State governments should be focused on cutting spending to offset revenue losses, not raising taxes.  

CAGW Staff July 1, 2020
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"Fixing" Healthcare ... Again

This week, House Democrats brought to the floor H.R. 1425, with no bipartisan committee input and no amendments allowed.

Elizabeth Wright July 1, 2020
Letters to Officials

Coalition Urges Treasury Action on Upcoming "Fiscal Cliff" of Tax Payment Deadlines

Coalition urges Treasury Sec. Mnuchin to defer tax payment deadlines.

Frances Floresca June 24, 2020

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