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FCC TV White Space Decision Clears Path for Rural Broadband

Many rural communities and those living in remote areas often have difficulty accessing the internet or using broadband to the extent that their urban counterparts can achieve.  There has been a great deal of discussion about bridging the digital...

Deborah Collier March 29, 2019
Press

CCAGW Applauds Sen. John Kennedy’s Fight Against Foreign Corporate Welfare

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) applauded Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) for his support of a public auction for C-band spectrum, which would provide transparency to taxpayers and prevent U.S.-owned...

Curtis Kalin March 27, 2019
The WasteWatcher

The Fallacy of Surveys and Studies

In college, during a discussion of surveys in one of my political science classes, I learned that survey writers often skew questions to achieve the desired results.  A prime example of how this occurs can be found in a

Deborah Collier March 15, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Net Neutrality or an Open Internet

On March 6, 2019, Congressional Democratic leaders joined together to announce legislation that would ensure “net neutrality.”  This legisla

Deborah Collier March 6, 2019
Press

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Statement on the Proposed Government Takeover of the Internet

(Washington, D.C.) – Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) President Tom Schatz today released the following statement in response to the legislation introduced today by the House and Senate Democratic leadership to reimpose...

Curtis Kalin March 6, 2019
Press

CAGW Releases Comprehensive Waste Cutting Proposals for 116th Congress

(Washington, D.C.) –  Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its Critical Waste Issues for the 116th Congress.  The report cuts through the clutter to outline important proposals for smaller and more efficient government.

Curtis Kalin February 19, 2019
Press

CAGW Names Rep. Mike Doyle February 2019 Porker of the Month

Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pa.) February 2019 Porker of the Month for spouting wild inaccuracies about the rebirth of internet freedom.

CAGW Staff February 19, 2019
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Pans House Hearing on a Government Takeover of the Internet

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz released the following statement following the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing entitled, “Preserving an Open...

Curtis Kalin February 7, 2019
The WasteWatcher

DOD’s JEDI Contract Subject to Further Scrutiny

The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud services contract is facing new challenges as the Pentagon investigates potential conflicts of interest by former employees involved in the drafting of the request for proposal (RFP).

Thomas Schatz January 29, 2019
Agency Comments

CAGW Joins Coalition Advocating for Television White Space Technology

December 4, 2018

member (not verified) December 10, 2018
Agency Comments

Comments to the FCC regarding the Regulatory Status of Mobile Messaging Services (WT Docket No. 08-7)

Before the FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Washington, D.C.  20554   In the matter of   Petition of Twilio, Inc., Seeking a Declaratory Ruling Clarifying the Regulatory Status of Mobile Messaging Services )

Deborah Collier December 6, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Farm Bill Conferees Should Avoid Broadband Overbuild

Broadband overbuild using taxpayer dollars has been an ongoing problem across this country.  Some providers will obtain a grant or loan from a federal agency to build out broadband in rural communities and then use the funding to either deploy or...

Deborah Collier November 19, 2018

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