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CAGW Names Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen October 2021 Porker of the Month

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen our October 2021 Porker of the Month for demanding that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) be allowed to use its petrifying powers to investigate every detail of how average Americans are spending their money.

Keeping Local Governments' Hands out of the Broadband Cookie Jar

States should look to reducing regulatory burdens on deployment before allowing local governments overbuild broadband.

October 13, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1634155652

GAO Delivers Late on USPS Reforms

GAO delivers outdated recommendations as Congress moves ahead with reforms.

October 4, 2021 — Thomas Schatz 1633358076

PRO Act Should Not Be Included in Budget Reconciliation

Among the many provisions of the reconciliation bills that are intended to promote the agenda of the labor unions is changing the definition of employees and independent contractors.  H.R.

September 15, 2021 — Eric Maus 1631678400

Washington, D.C. Is Planning an Unnecessary and Harmful Wealth Tax

A wealth tax in D.C. is unnecessary and will be harmful to the economy.  

August 25, 2021 — Frances Floresca 1629913429

State and Local Governments Must Stop Restraining Broadband Expansion

States and local governments should remove restrictions on broadband deployment. 

August 18, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1629305997

CAGW Submits Comment to FDA on IQOS 3 Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application

IQOS 3 is a tobacco harm reduction product and should receive a Modified Risk Tobacco Product designation quickly

The PRO Act Will Eliminate Freedom of Choice for Workers

Passage of the PRO Act will eliminate the freedom of choice for workers who want to be their own boss.

July 22, 2021 — Frances Floresca 1626986024

A National Data Privacy Framework Is Needed Rather than Individual State Laws

States should encourage Congress to pass a national data privacy framework instead of creating their own. 

July 12, 2021 — Frances Floresca 1626117121

Consumers Win When Their Welfare is Protected

The antitrust consumer welfare standard is under fire from changes at the FTC, legislation and lawsuits.

July 9, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1625863863

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