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NBA and MLB Go All-in with Gambling Money Grab

Washington Examiner: NBA and MLB have given Las Vegas sportsbooks an ultimatum: Pay the leagues a 0.25% “royalty” on every wager or get cut off from their official betting data suppliers.

May 14, 2019
The WasteWatcher

RSC Budget Provides Only Clear Path Toward Fiscal Responsibility

The national debt stands at more than $22 trillion, with trillion-dollar deficits right around the corner.  Entitlement spending continues to rise and is projected to make up 60 percent of spending for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.

May 2, 2019
The WasteWatcher

The Golden “Nanny” State Wants $6.2 Billion in New Taxes

California state legislators have a solution to fulfill Gov. Gavin Newsom’s bloated $209 billion budget: tax anything and everything under the sun.

April 11, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Senate Vote Reveals Democrats' True Intentions Behind Green New Deal

It is no secret that the Green New Deal is a terrible deal for taxpayers, as even Senate Democrats, despite their public support, refused to match their votes with their words.

March 29, 2019

Standing in the Way of Sports Gambling is Madness Every Month of the Year, not just March

Washington Examiner: The sports betting industry should be allowed to grow free from a one-size-fits-all federal approach.

March 22, 2019
The WasteWatcher

CBO Budget Outlook Projects Debt Disaster is on the Horizon

On January 28, 2019, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook for 2019 to 2029 and unsurprisingly, the United States’ fiscal outlook remains dreadful.

January 29, 2019
Agency Comments

CAGW Recommendations for Trump Administration's Nickel Plan- DOI

November 1, 2018 The Honorable Ryan Zinke Secretary, Department of the Interior 1100 Ohio Drive, S.W. Washington D.C. 20242 Dear Secretary Zinke,

November 1, 2018
The WasteWatcher

GSE Uncertainty Continues to Put Taxpayers at Risk

On September 6, 2018, the House Financial Services Committee held a hearing to evaluate the ill-famed ten-year anniversary of conservatorship for government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Fredd

September 7, 2018
The WasteWatcher

House Appropriations Boosts Spending for Costly F-35 Program… Again

On Wednesday, June 13, 2018, the House Committee on Appropriations passed the fiscal year (FY) 2019 Defense Appropriations bill by a vote of 48-4.  The bill provides $674.6 billion in total spending for the

June 14, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac: Déjà vu All Over Again

On September 6, 2008, mortgage giants and government-sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac were placed into federal conservatorship in the wake of the housing market cra

May 21, 2018
The WasteWatcher

CBO Projects Strong Economic Growth in 2018 and 2019; Trillion Dollar Deficits By 2020

Today, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook for 2018 to 2028.  In order to include several important pieces of budget and spending legislation that pa

April 9, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Are Republicans Serious About a Balanced Budget Amendment?

In 2018, Republicans have done little to separate themselves from Democrats when it comes to spending taxpayer dollars.  On February 9, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

March 29, 2018


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