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Broadband Waste Detailed in Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau Report

A report from the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau discovered insufficient oversight guidance in the state's broadband programs.

Ryan Lanier October 14, 2022
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Report Exposes Misspent COVID Relief Funds in Tennessee Schools

Tennessee school districts wasted millions of dollars in COVID relief on projects unrelated to the pandemic or learning recovery.

Ryan Lanier September 7, 2022
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Subcommittee Hearing Tries to Shed Light on COVID-19 Relief Fraud

The government’s abject failure to prevent COVID fraud shows the risks of hasty and reckless spending. 

CAGW Staff July 25, 2022
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Unused Cellphones Cost Taxpayers Millions

Mismanagement and a lack of oversight led to the VA wasting taxpayer dollars. 

Eric Maus May 23, 2022
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Intellectual Property Rights Must Be Protected So the Next Vaccines Can Be Developed

Intellectual property must be protected to encourage the development of future cures.

Christina Smith April 26, 2022
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Virginia Passes Legislation to Extend Cocktails To-Go Until 2024

Cocktails to-go have helped many business stay afloat during the pandemic and Virginia has extended this policy. 

Christina Smith April 19, 2022
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Transparency is Needed Before More COVID-19 Aid is Approved

Congress and the rest of the federal government must increase transparency for taxpayers

Eric Maus March 23, 2022
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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Washington Governor Jay Inslee February 2022 Porker of the Month

Washington Gov. Inslee is our February 2022 Porker of the Month for trying to allocate COVID relief funds for his own GND. 

Alexandra Abrams February 28, 2022
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The New Year Is a New Chance to Restore Fiscal Sanity

Congress should resolve to pass policies that are fiscally responsible and alleviate the effects of inflation. 

Eric Maus January 25, 2022
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Three Reforms States Should Consider After the COVID-19 Pandemic

States should reform how they raise revenue, plan better for the future, and relax workforce regulations. 

Ryan Lanier November 18, 2021
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States Must Use Caution When Spending ARPA Funds to Avoid Waste

State leaders will have to allocate ARPA funds with caution to avoid supporting wasteful and unsustainable projects.

Ryan Lanier October 14, 2021
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WHO Reopens Investigation into Origins of COVID-19 Virus

The World Health Organization reopens an investigation on origin of the corona virus; will China cooperate? What can Congress do?

Elizabeth Wright October 1, 2021

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