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CAGW Recommendations for Trump Administration's Nickel Plan- USDA

November 1, 2018 The Honorable George “Sonny” Perdue, III Secretary, Department of Agriculture 1400 Independence Avenue, S.W. Washington, D.C. 20250 Dear Secretary Perdue,

Thomas Schatz November 1, 2018
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases $3.1 Trillion in Waste-Cutting Recommendations

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released Prime Cuts 2018, the latest edition of the group’s comprehensive waste-cutting recommendations that would eliminate unnecessary and ineffective federal programs and...

Curtis Kalin September 26, 2018
The WasteWatcher

FCC Commissioner Offers Commonsense Advice to Rural Utilities Service

Publicly-funded broadband overbuild is an ongoing problem across the country.  It is far easier to deploy new services alongside existing infrastructure than to build-out to those who remain in unserved areas. 

Deborah Collier September 11, 2018
The WasteWatcher

That Non-GMO Label is Misleading

The August 5, 2018, Wall Street Journal has an op-ed by Henry Miller, MD, a fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, concerning organic food that is worth reading.  He is cri

Elizabeth Wright August 6, 2018
The WasteWatcher

President Trump tweeted this week that "Tariffs are the greatest!" Farmers disagree.

The federal government will soon dole out around $12 billion in "temporary relief" to farmers adversly affected by President Trump's tariffs and trade war, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced on Tuesday.

Allen Johnson July 27, 2018
Press

CAGW Names Rep. Mike Conaway June 2018 Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release      Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 July 25, 2018  

CAGW Staff July 25, 2018
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Opposes Trade War Bailouts

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz released the following statement opposing the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s $12 billion bailout of U.S. farmers hurt by the Trump administration’s trade war.

Curtis Kalin July 24, 2018
Press

CAGW Releases 2018 Congressional Pig Book

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2018 Congressional Pig Book, the 26th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending. 

Curtis Kalin July 18, 2018
Press

Media Alert: 2018 Congressional Pig Book to Be Released This Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release the 2018 Congressional Pig Book at a press conference this Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. EDT. 

Curtis Kalin July 16, 2018
Press

Media Alert: 2018 Congressional Pig Book to Be Released July 18, 2018

The little pink book that makes Washington, D.C. squirm is back and bigger than it has been in many years.  Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release the 2018 Congressional Pig Book at a press conference one week from today on Wednesday...

Curtis Kalin July 11, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Senate Farm Bill is a Disaster for Work Requirements

The strong economy offers much to celebrate.  Regulatory relief and the Trump tax cuts have sent the unemployment rate to historic lows, resulting in a booming business climate, higher wages, and more take home pay. 

Spencer Chretien June 22, 2018
Press

Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds Generational White House Reorganization Plan

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) hailed the White House’s plan to reform and reorganize the federal government for the 21st century.

Curtis Kalin June 21, 2018

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