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Strike Three for the Pentagon

For the third straight year, the Department of Defense was unable to pass a clean audit.  The Pentagon now estimates that it will need another seven years to accomplish this task.

Sean Kennedy November 19, 2020
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RSC American Worker Report Deserves Consideration in Congress

The Republican Study Committee American Worker Task Force report includes more than 100 recommendations on education, labor, and welfare programs that would eliminate wasteful spending and increase the efficiency of the federal government.  

Thomas Schatz September 23, 2020
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Joe Biden’s Bad Ideas Include Postal Banking

Postal banking would undermine the basic mission of the USPS.

Thomas Schatz July 10, 2020
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Congress Should Strengthen, Not Undermine, the Pentagon's Chief Management Officer

In the very short amount of time the position has existed, the Pentagon’s Chief Management Officer has identified an impressive amount of savings within the Department of Defense.  Despite this fact, members of Congress are moving quickly to...

Sean Kennedy July 9, 2020
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C-Band Auction Process Must Continue

U.S. leadership in fifth generation 5G deployment and technologies is critical to the country’s economic future.

Deborah Collier June 16, 2020
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H-1B Visas Allow U.S. Companies to Thrive

Because of lack of coordination in STEM education, there is a demonstrated need for H-1B visas.

Deborah Collier May 28, 2020
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The HEROES Act Will Prevent Americans From Getting Back to Work

The $3 trillion HEROES Act epitomizes everything that is wrong with the D.C. borrow-and-spend mindset. 

CAGW Staff May 19, 2020
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Air Force Moves the Goalposts

After years of falling short, the Air Force has scrapped the 80 percent readiness threshold for four aircraft.

Sean Kennedy May 13, 2020
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RSC Offers Solutions to Boost Government Efficiency During Pandemic

The RSC's commonsense framework will guide America through the pandemic and ensure a speedy economic recovery. 

CAGW Staff May 7, 2020
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Best Principles for Infrastructure Investment

Any infrastructure stimulus bill considered in the future must implement a handful of core principles in order to ensure the best return on the taxpayers’ investment.

Sean Kennedy May 7, 2020
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CARES Act Allocates $1.5 Billion to Bureaucratic Dinosaur

One of the most egregious examples of wasteful spending in the CARES Act is $1.5 billion allocated to the Economic Development Administration.

CAGW Staff May 1, 2020
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The Next Stimulus Bill Must Be Temporary and Targeted

As conversations continue on how to best help Americans in the next round of funding, Congress must remember to keep a temporary mindset that is focused on combatting COVID-19.

Peter Klensch April 17, 2020

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