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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Gov. Andrew Cuomo 2020 Porker of the Year

Today, CAGW announced the results of its online poll for the 2020 Porker of the Year. 

Alexandra Abrams January 12, 2021
The WasteWatcher

President Trump’s Occupational Licensing EO Will Create Jobs Across the Country

State and local governments will have to issue a license to those who hold a license for their area of discipline.

Frances Floresca December 15, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Top 21 Issues for States in 2021

As states prepare for their legislative sessions, CAGW suggests states should focus on these 21 critical issues. 

Frances Floresca December 15, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Bad Policies Are Being Proposed by HHS Secretary Nominee Xavier Becerra

The first clue that Joe Biden, the presumptive 46th President of the United States, was choosing someone he did not know well as his nominee for secretary of HHS was when he mispronounced his name and incorrectly named the agency he would direct.

Elizabeth Wright December 11, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Canada Says Drug Imports Are Not Happening

Importing supposedly less expensive drugs from Canada was a fool’s errand and a waste of valuable federal and state tax dollars.

Elizabeth Wright December 2, 2020
The WasteWatcher

New Rules Will Fail to Lower Drug Prices

On Friday, November 20, President Trump announced two interim rules that he claims will lower drug costs in Medicare Parts B and D. That is not accurate.

Elizabeth Wright November 24, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Most Favored Nation Policy Is Unfavorable to U.S. Biopharmaceutical Research

Back in September, President Trump signed an Executive Order ordering the Department of Health and Human Services to implement a most favored nation (MFN) policy for pharmaceutical reimbursement in Medicare.

Elizabeth Wright November 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Gov. Ralph Northam Signs Legislation Extending Telemedicine to Help Virginians

Governor Northam (D) signed two bills which would allow medical services to be provided through telemedicine in Virginia. 

Frances Floresca November 18, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Biden Advisor Emanuel Has the Wrong Prescription for COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is remembered for being a chief architect of Obamacare and penning an article “Why I Hope to Die at 75."  Will he determine who gets a COVID-19 vaccine first?

Elizabeth Wright November 17, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Government-Run Healthcare During COVID-19

A Wall Street Journal editorial, “Europe’s Covid Hospital Lesson:  How Government Health Care Has Led to Funding Caps and Too Few ICU Beds,” provided an interesting analysis on socialized medicine and COVID-19.

Elizabeth Wright November 6, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Pandemic Spending Demonstrates Disconnect in Pentagon's Priorities

Pentagon officials used money provided for pandemic preparedness to support local jobs.  This should mark the end of further stimulus funding for the Department of Defense.

Sean Kennedy September 25, 2020
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CAGW Names NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio September 2020 Porker of the Month

Mayor Bill De Blasio (D) is the September 2020 Porker of the Month for demanding $5 billion from taxpayers while refusing to make any commonsense cuts in spending.

Alexandra Abrams September 21, 2020

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