MEDIA ALERT: 2023 Congressional Pig Book Virtual Press Conference | Citizens Against Government Waste

MEDIA ALERT: 2023 Congressional Pig Book Virtual Press Conference

Press Release

April 26, 2023
For Immediate Release
April 26, 2023
Contact: Alexandra Abrams (202-467-5310)

(Washington, D.C.) – The little pink book that makes Washington, D.C. squeal is back. On Thursday April 27, 2023, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release the 2023 Congressional Pig Book at a virtual press conference at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Facebook Live at   

​The 2023 Congressional Pig Book features a complete database of pork projects identified by CAGW and the 2023 Pig Book Summary profiles the most egregious examples of earmarks from the fiscal year (FY) 2023 appropriations bills.  This is the 31st edition of CAGW’s exposé of pork-barrel spending.

Prominent members of Congress will join CAGW President Tom Schatz to discuss one of the most corrupt, costly, and inequitable practices in the history of Congress.

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

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) 467-5310.

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


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