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CAGW Releases 2017 Congressional Pig Book

Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2017 Congressional Pig Book, the 25th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending. 

Curtis Kalin July 19, 2017
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Updated Media Advisory: 2017 Congressional Pig Book to Be Released Wednesday, July 19

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 July 17, 2017  

Curtis Kalin July 17, 2017
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Media Alert: 2017 Congressional Pig Book to Be Released July 19

For Immediate Release

Curtis Kalin July 12, 2017
The WasteWatcher

Debt Ceiling: A Good Vehicle for Budget Process Reform

On March 7, 2017, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) announced that if the debt ceiling was not raised or extended before March 16, the U.S. Treasury would be unable to borrow funds for standard operating procedures.  Since then, the Treasury has...

Rachel Cole June 20, 2017
The WasteWatcher

We Won't Always Have Paris

Yesterday, President Donald Trump withdrew from the Paris Climate Treaty or, as it is often called, the Paris Accord.  He righted what has been a bone of contention since the agreement's birth at the Paris climate change meeting in November 2015. ...

Elizabeth Wright June 2, 2017
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Citizens Against Government Waste Praises President Trump’s “Taxpayer First Budget”

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 May 23, 2017  

Curtis Kalin May 23, 2017
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CAGW Releases May 2017 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 May 19, 2017  

Curtis Kalin May 19, 2017
The WasteWatcher

Making Unauthorized Spending Wrong Again

As President Donald J. Trump continues his campaign to “Make America Great Again,” Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will borrow on that theme, as described in the title of this article, by continuing to advocate for reforms of the way that...

William Christian May 19, 2017
The WasteWatcher

Making the Case for Dynamic Scoring

When Congress considers legislation to lower taxes, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) will be using dynamic scoring to help estimate its cost.  In 2015, Congress required CBO to use dynamic scoring on legislation with an impact of at least 0.25...

Rachel Cole May 19, 2017
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CAGW Names Rep. Steny Hoyer April 2017 Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 April 25, 2017  

CAGW Staff April 25, 2017
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Citizens Against Government Waste Praises President Trump's First 100 Days

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318 April 24, 2017  

CAGW Staff April 24, 2017
The WasteWatcher

Waste Abounds in the Land of the Midnight Sun

On Wednesday, April 5, 2017 the House Natural Resources Subcommittee on Federal Lands held a hearing to consider the construction of a road linking the town of King Cove to Cold Bay, and the latter’s all-weather airport.  At issue is H.R.

Sean Kennedy April 5, 2017

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