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Another Year and Additional F-35 Complications

Add one more item to the list of innumerable glitches in Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.  

Sean Kennedy February 6, 2020
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CBO’s 2020 Economic Outlook Shows Trillion-Dollar Deficits Are Here To Stay

On January 28, 2020, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook for 2020 to 2030 and unsurpris

Peter Klensch February 6, 2020
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Medicaid: The Feds Have Failed To Stop the Waste and Mismanagement, Let The States Try

In the annals of ludicrous political posturing, Sens.

Leslie Paige January 14, 2020
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New USDA SNAP Rules and Work Requirements Come at the Perfect Time for Job Seekers

The December 2019 jobs report, released on January 10, 2020 confirms what everyone already knows; the economy is strong and the jobs market is robust. 

Leslie Paige January 10, 2020
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New USDA Rule Will Help Reduce SNAP Abuse and Encourage Work

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Leslie Paige December 5, 2019
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USPS Ends Another Fiscal Year With Billion-Dollar Losses

While it is unsurprising to hear that the United States Postal Service (USPS) finished another year in the red, the numbers released on November 14, 2019 should be an alarm bell for taxpayers.

Peter Klensch November 15, 2019
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Best Laid Plans: Another USPS IG Report, Another Failed Attempt to Save Money

As has been pointed out repeatedly in the past few years, United States Postal Service (USPS) management continues to struggle mightily to enact efficiencies or carve out savings from its operations.  And this continues to be the case despite the...

Leslie Paige October 17, 2019
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Hope Ahead for VA/DOD Interoperability

In 1982, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) were charged by Congress to share patient information for servicemembers transitioning from DOD into the VA health care system.  This transition process has been...

Deborah Collier August 7, 2019
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The Multiemployer Pensions Crisis Needs Reform, Not a Bailout

A billion-dollar taxpayer bailout of failing multiemployer pensions is on the horizon.

Peter Klensch July 12, 2019
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Taxpayers' Independence Day

The American people received an early Independence Day present on July 1 when President Trump signed into law H.R. 3151, the Taxpayer First Act of 2019.

Thomas Schatz July 2, 2019
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2019 Congressional Pig Book

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 June 12, 2019  

Curtis Kalin June 12, 2019
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USVI Should Avoid Repeating Municipal Broadband Failures

A U.S. Virgin Islands’ (USVI) public utility company is positioning itself to create a municipal broadband network that could come at the expense of hundreds of millions of duplicative taxpayer dollars under the guise of recovery from hurricanes...

Peter Klensch May 21, 2019

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