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A-Maize-ing Waste: Why Ethanol Subsidies Must Be Repealed

“I once was lost but now am found; Was blind, but now I see” the amazing waste in the ethanol subsidy program, admitted Vice President Al Gore. A November 27, 2010, Wall Street Journal article confirmed that the ethanol cheerleader and environmental...

CAGW Staff March 30, 2011
Press

CAGW SPENDING CUT ALERT: USDA ECONOMIC ACTION PROGRAM

For Immediate Release March 3, 2011

Curtis Kalin March 2, 2011
Press

CAGW PRESIDENT TOM SCHATZ TO TESTIFY ON WASTE

For Immediate Release

Curtis Kalin February 15, 2011
Press

CAGW Issues Critical Waste Booklet

For Immediate Release

Curtis Kalin February 15, 2011
Press

Rep. Flake’s Best Bad Earmark Pun of 2010: We Have a Winner!

For Immediate Release: January 7, 2011 Contact: Leslie K. Paige 202-467-5334

Curtis Kalin January 6, 2011
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The “Razorback Subsidy” is a Whole Different Kind of Disaster for Taxpayers

President Obama needs to pass a bill, but a powerful chairwoman of a Senate committee, who is in danger of not being reelected, adds a controversial and expensive provision that puts passage in jeopardy.  Conventional wisdom says that the White...

CAGW Staff July 31, 2010
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Government Broadband is too Broad

When Congress passed and the President signed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), or the stimulus bill, in February 2009, $7.2 billion was allocated to expand broadband in the United States.  Of that amount, $2.5 billion was slated to...

CAGW Staff February 28, 2010
Press

Pork Alert: Senate Agriculture Appropriations

For Immediate Release July 27, 2009

Curtis Kalin July 26, 2009
Press

Contact:Leslie Paige 202-467-5334

For Immediate Release July 9, 2009

Curtis Kalin July 8, 2009
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Stimulus Bill Raises Questions

As the current version of the stimulus bill awaits a Senate vote and President Obama’s signature, there are still plenty of questions and concerns about whether it will in fact stimulate the economy and create jobs.  As House Minority Leader John...

CAGW Staff January 31, 2009
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The RUS: A Fiscal Ruse

The so-called stimulus bill passed by Congress and signed by the President grows government so much it would even make FDR blush.  There are countless expenditures included in the bill that have nothing to do with “fixing” the economy.  One such...

CAGW Staff January 31, 2009
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USDA Makes $49 Million in Payments to Ineligible Individuals

In October, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) issued a report titled “Federal Farm Programs: USDA Needs to Strengthen Controls to Prevent Payments to Individuals Who Exceed Income Eligibility Limits.”  The report was requested by Senator...

CAGW Staff November 30, 2008

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