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CBO’s 2020 Economic Outlook Shows Trillion-Dollar Deficits Are Here To Stay

On January 28, 2020, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook for 2020 to 2030 and unsurpris

Peter Klensch February 6, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Medicaid: The Feds Have Failed To Stop the Waste and Mismanagement, Let The States Try

In the annals of ludicrous political posturing, Sens.

Leslie Paige January 14, 2020
The WasteWatcher

New USDA SNAP Rules and Work Requirements Come at the Perfect Time for Job Seekers

The December 2019 jobs report, released on January 10, 2020 confirms what everyone already knows; the economy is strong and the jobs market is robust. 

Leslie Paige January 10, 2020
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New USDA Rule Will Help Reduce SNAP Abuse and Encourage Work

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Leslie Paige December 5, 2019
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The End to the Chicago Teacher Strike Underscores Pension Crisis

While Windy City children can finally start heading back to school, the Chicago Teachers Union’s (CTU) 11-day strike resulted in no reform, to the detriment of students, taxpayers, and the fiscal health of the entire state of Illinois.

Peter Klensch November 6, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Senate Omnibus Likely Loaded with Old Earmarks

For the 23rd consecutive year, members of Congress failed to pass the 12 appropriations bills that fund the federal government prior to the start of the new fiscal year (FY).  As a result, the government is being funded by a continuing resolution (...

Sean Kennedy October 25, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Best Laid Plans: Another USPS IG Report, Another Failed Attempt to Save Money

As has been pointed out repeatedly in the past few years, United States Postal Service (USPS) management continues to struggle mightily to enact efficiencies or carve out savings from its operations.  And this continues to be the case despite the...

Leslie Paige October 17, 2019
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Senate Budget Committee Makes Budget Reports Available for the Public Online

Senator Mike Enzi (R-WY), Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, announced the first release of a new Senate scorekeeping report.  The report will provide regular budgetary updates to promote transparency in federal spending.

Allen Johnson October 17, 2019

CAGW Releases $3.9 Trillion in Waste-Cutting Recommendations

For Immediate Release     Contact: Ally Abrams 202-467-5310 October 2, 2019    

Alexandra Abrams October 2, 2019

CAGW Names Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker September 2019 Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release      Contact: Ally Abrams 202-467-5310 September 24, 2019    

William Flores Jr. September 24, 2019
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CBO Report Shows Trillion-Dollar Deficits and Much Worse Around the Corner

An already grim fiscal outlook grew worse in the Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) update to its Budget and Economic Outlook for 2019 to 2029.

Peter Klensch August 21, 2019

CAGW Names Rep. John Carter August 2019 Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release      Contact: Ally Abrams 202-467-5310 August 19, 2019    

William Flores Jr. August 19, 2019


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