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Washington State Gas Price Increase is a Harbinger of Catastrophe

Washington is about add to high energy costs by dramatically increasing the cost of gas in the state.

July 26, 2022
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Subcommittee Hearing Tries to Shed Light on COVID-19 Relief Fraud

The government’s abject failure to prevent COVID fraud shows the risks of hasty and reckless spending. 

July 25, 2022
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The IRS Continues to Fall Short on its Mission

 Government agencies serve the people, and the IRS has continually fallen short in achieving this mission.

July 25, 2022
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GAO Report Outlines Waste in Unemployment Fraud Program

When the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country, the federal government responded with a massive amount of money.

July 18, 2022
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Broad Senate Support for the Return of Earmarks

Senators have eagerly embraced the return of earmarks, requesting 5,000 of the wasteful projects so far.

July 29, 2021
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At the Pentagon, Legislators Should Stress Increased Efficiency, Not Blank Checks

Legislators must first hold the Pentagon accountable for wasted spending before arguing for a budget increase.

July 28, 2021
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FCC Adopts New Rules Cracking Down on 911 Fee Diversions

The FCC’s new rules regarding 9-1-1 fee diversions will ensure that collected fees are not improperly and wastefully redirected.

July 2, 2021
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An Ominous Return of Earmarks in the House Transportation Bill

Legislators took full advantage of one of the first opportunities to add earmarks.

June 22, 2021
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The Ghosts that Got Checks: Stimulus to the Dead

Someone better call Bruce Willis, because apparently our government sees dead people.

August 14, 2020
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Joe Biden Proposes Eliminating Real Estate Sales Exchanges to Fund New Social Programs

Joe Biden wants to eliminate real estate sales exchanges for new social programs. 

August 7, 2020
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CAGW Supports a Consistent Cost-Benefit Analysis for the Clean Air Act

The EPA must ensure that the Clean Air Act rules proposed under the Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking must provide consistent and high quality cost-benefit analyses for significant rules.

July 22, 2020
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The Ongoing Debate Over What People Can Drink and What They Are Taxed

There is an ongoing debate over why states should have a stake in what residents are allowed to drink and how much they should be taxed. 

July 22, 2020

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