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CAGW Sends 2021 Prime Cuts to Congress

The 2021 Prime Cuts Report is not only required reading, it is also a roadmap for the bold action needed to restore fiscal sanity.

Gallatin County, Montana, Recklessly Invests in Broadband Boondoggle

The Gallatin County Commission voted to support a $65 million bond for Bozeman Fiber, Inc.

October 6, 2021 — Ryan Lanier 1633554771

Back to the Future on Green Energy

The President's Executive Order to tackle climate change is the most expensive, expansive, and elaborate ever implemented.

January 29, 2021 — Elizabeth Wright 1611964948

Members Introduce Bill to Permanently Ban Earmarks

Legislation has been introduced to make the moratorium on congressional earmarks permanent.

March 12, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1584045172

Iowa's Promising Sports Betting Legislation Signed Into Law

On the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision to legalize sports betting, the Hawkeye State has delivered another exciting reason to celebrate.

May 14, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1557861008

Ex-Im Bank Resurrected by Trump

For the first time since 2015, the U.S. Export-Import Bank can approve deals of more than $10 million, because the Senate confirmed three new members of its board of directors, giving the bank a required quorum needed to approve larger deals. Senators confirmed Kimberly Reed as bank president along with Judith DelZoppo Pryor and former Rep. Spencer Bachus (R-Ala.) on May 8, 2019.  The three nominees were all picked by the Trump administration.

May 10, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1557515486

CCAGW Applauds Sen. John Kennedy’s Fight Against Foreign Corporate Welfare

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) applauded Sen. John Kennedy (R-La.) for his support of a public auction for C-band spectrum, which would provide transparency to taxpayers and prevent U.S.-owned spectrum from being sold by foreign companies in countries like Luxemburg.

Citizens Against Government Waste Opposes Additional Trade War Bailouts

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz released the following statement opposing the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s additional round of bailout payments to U.S. farmers hurt by the Trump administration’s ongoing trade war.

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Blasts Embarrassing Farm Bill and Rushed Vote

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) condemned the final version of the Farm Bill.  The “compromise” legislation removes nearly every taxpayer reform that was included in previous House and Senate versions.

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases $3.1 Trillion in Waste-Cutting Recommendations

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released Prime Cuts 2018, the latest edition of the group’s comprehensive waste-cutting recommendations that would eliminate unnecessary and ineffective federal programs and spending. 

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