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Taxpayer Alert - A Massive Stimulus Spending Spree Is Being Unleashed

President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 "relief" and "stimulus" proposal will unleash a massive spending spree that will waste tens of billions of dollars and fail to stimulate the economy.

January 15, 2021
Op-Eds

Earmarks are inequitable, corrupt, and costly — they should not be brought back

The Hill: Earmarks contain many hidden costs.

January 4, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Pai’s Policies at the FCC Should Be Continued

It is sad to imagine an FCC without the candor, intelligence, and wit of the outgoing Chairman.

November 30, 2020
The WasteWatcher

FCC Action on 5.9 GHz Will Free Up Vital Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

The FCC's November meeting includes a much needed and significant decision on 5.9 GHz that will free up long underutilized spectrum for unlicensed use.

November 13, 2020
The WasteWatcher

House Judiciary Committee Antitrust Report Is Anti-Competitive

The House Judiciary Committee Majority Staff Report on Competition in Digital Markets is anti-competitive and a waste of the taxpayers' money.

October 7, 2020
Op-Eds

Price Controls Have Never Worked, And They Won’t Work On Drug Prices

Daily Caller: Price controls distort markets, create shortages and exacerbate the problem they are intended to solve.

October 2, 2020
The WasteWatcher

U.S. Should Reject Socialized Broadband

Tomorrow, the FCC is meeting to consider a critical opportunity to make available for shared use spectrum previously reserved for the DoD.

September 29, 2020
The WasteWatcher

RSC American Worker Report Deserves Consideration in Congress

The Republican Study Committee American Worker Task Force report includes more than 100 recommendations on education, labor, and welfare programs that would eliminate wasteful spending and increase the efficiency of the federal government.  

September 23, 2020
Op-Eds

Leaving servicemembers and their families in moving limbo

FNN: Challenges to a $20 billion moving contract create uncertainty for the 400,000 military families.

August 7, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Congress Must Protect Gig Economy Workers

Congress must protect gig economy workers in the next COVID-19 relief package.

July 30, 2020
Agency Comments

Coalition Urges FCC to Grant the Petition of Charter Communications

A coalition of organizations filed comments with the FCC regarding data caps and usage pricing.

July 24, 2020
Op-Eds

Our coronavirus economic recovery requires us to get rid of earmarks

FBN: For the third year in a row, members of Congress have set a record for the cost of earmarks during the supposed earmark moratorium.

July 15, 2020

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