MEDIA ALERT: 2020 Congressional Pig Book Virtual Press Conference | Citizens Against Government Waste

MEDIA ALERT: 2020 Congressional Pig Book Virtual Press Conference

Press Release

July 14, 2020
For Immediate Release
July 14, 2020
Contact: Alexandra Abrams (202-467-5310)

(Washington, D.C.) – The little pink book that makes Washington, D.C. squirm is back. Tomorrow, Wednesday July 15, 2020, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release the 2020 Congressional Pig Book at a virtual press conference on Facebook Live at at 10:00 a.m. EDT.   

​The 2020 Congressional Pig Book features a complete database of pork projects identified by CAGW and the 2020 Pig Book Summary profiles the most egregious examples of earmarks from the fiscal year (FY) 2020 appropriations bills.  This year marks CAGW's 28th edition of its exposé on pork-barrel spending.

We will be joined by Sen. Marcia Blackburn (R-Tenn.), and Reps. Ted Budd (R-N.C.), Tim Burchett (R-Tenn.), Bill Flores (R-Texas), Debbie Lesko (R-Ariz.), Tom McClintock (R-Calif.), and Ralph Norman (R-S.C.).  We will also air pre-recorded messages from Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas)Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), Mike Lee (R-Utah), Rand Paul (R-Ky.), and Rep. Jim Banks (R-Ind.).

The virtual press conference will be held on a private Zoom webinar tomorrow, Wednesday, July 15, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.  

** Members of the media who wish to attend the press conference must RSVP to CAGW’s Communications Director, Alex Abrams by e-mail at **

You can also view the press conference live on our Facebook page.

If you have any questions, would like to schedule an interview, or request a hard copy of the book, please contact CAGW Communications Director Alex Abrams at, or by calling (202) 271-3979.

CAGW is the nation’s largest nonpartisan, nonprofit organization dedicated to eliminating waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in government.


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