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States Must Use Caution When Spending ARPA Funds to Avoid Waste

State leaders will have to allocate ARPA funds with caution to avoid supporting wasteful and unsustainable projects.

October 14, 2021 — Ryan Lanier 1634223871

CAGW Sends 2021 Prime Cuts to Congress

The 2021 Prime Cuts Report is not only required reading, it is also a roadmap for the bold action needed to restore fiscal sanity.

With the End of the Fiscal Year Nearing, Congress Again Punts Downfield

Passing last-minute CRs highlights Congress' incompetence and ineptitude. 

September 23, 2021 — Eric Maus 1632420539

Congress Should not Impose a Damaging Small Business Tax

CCAGW Is Launching a Digital Ad Campaign Opposing Taxes on Carried Interest

September 8, 2021 — Thomas Schatz 1631134484

A Quarter Century of Failure

Legislators’ woeful track record of passing spending bills on time will soon stretch to 25 years.

August 19, 2021 — Sean Kennedy 1629404523

It's Time to Get The Country's Spending Under Control

Congress has consistently made fiscally irresponsible decisions.

August 18, 2021 — Eric Maus 1629321990

Broad Senate Support for the Return of Earmarks

Senators have eagerly embraced the return of earmarks, requesting 5,000 of the wasteful projects so far.

July 29, 2021 — CAGW Staff 1627591807

At the Pentagon, Legislators Should Stress Increased Efficiency, Not Blank Checks

Legislators must first hold the Pentagon accountable for wasted spending before arguing for a budget increase.

July 28, 2021 — CAGW Staff 1627505537

CAGW Sends "The Folly of Government-Owned Networks" to Congress

May 25, 2021

U.S. Senate/U.S. House of Representatives 
Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator/Representive,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), I am pleased to provide you with our new report, “The Folly of Government-Owned Networks.”

Congress Displays High Level of Support for Earmarks

Early results strongly suggest members of Congress will widely embrace the return of earmarks.

May 6, 2021 — Sean Kennedy 1620349278

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