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CAGW Names Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen October 2021 Porker of the Month

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen our October 2021 Porker of the Month for demanding that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) be allowed to use its pe

CAGW Staff October 14, 2021
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Taxpayer Tricks and Treats for Halloween 2021

Today, CAGW released its 22nd annual compilation of hair-raising, harrowing, and horrifying Taxpayer Tricks and Treats.

Alexandra Abrams October 12, 2021
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Citizens Against Government Waste Releases $4 Trillion in Prime Waste-Cutting Recommendations

Prime Cuts 2021 is the latest edition of CAGW's comprehensive recommendations to eliminate waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.

Alexandra Abrams October 6, 2021
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CAGW Releases Issue Brief on the Dangers of Government-Run Healthcare

The brief details why a free market approach to healthcare reform is necessary.

Elizabeth Wright September 29, 2021
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CAGW Names House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Bernie Sanders September 2021 Porkers of the Month

CAGW named House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Bernie Sanders Porkers of the Month for endangering America’s financial stability with their massive spending plan.

CAGW Staff September 20, 2021
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CAGW Names Sen. Ed Markey August 2021 Porker of the Month

Ed Markey is the for proposing a taxpayer-funded Civilian Climate Corps that would hire millions of people and cost billions of dollars.

CAGW Staff August 19, 2021
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CAGW Names Rep. Peter DeFazio July 2021 Porker of the Month

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named House Transportation Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) our July 2021 Porker of the Month for introducing the wasteful and earmark-loaded IN

CAGW Staff July 21, 2021
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CAGW Names Rep. Mike Turner June 2021 Porker of the Month

Rep. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) is the June 2021 Porker of the Month for leading the push to add more money for the troubled F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program.

CAGW Staff June 17, 2021
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CAGW Releases Issue Brief on the Folly of Government-Owned Networks

Government-owned broadband networks are wasteful, anti-competitive, and costly for taxpayers.

Alexandra Abrams May 25, 2021
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CAGW Names Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand May 2021 Porker of the Month

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is our May 2021 Porker of the Month for saying “paid leave, child care and caregiving” are all “infrastructure.”

Alexandra Abrams May 20, 2021
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CAGW Names Rep. Mike Rogers April 2021 Porker of the Month

Rep. Rogers is our April 2021 Porker of the Month for leading the charge to bring back wasteful pork-barrel earmarks.

CAGW Staff April 22, 2021
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Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2021 Congressional Pig Book

Today, CAGW released its 2021 Congressional Pig Book, the 29th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

Alexandra Abrams April 15, 2021

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