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House Democrats Going Big in Green New Deal Corporate Giveaways

House Ways and Means Chairman Neal wants to go big on green energy package. 

Passing USMCA Must be Top Fall Priority for Congress

The time has come for the 25-year-old NAFTA to receive a much-needed update.

New York’s Green New Deal Faces Some Inconvenient Truths

On June 19, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo indicated he would be willing to sign the Climate and Community Protection Act into law.

CAGW Names Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham June 2019 Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release      Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
June 25, 2019  

 

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-N.M.) June 2019 Porker of the Month for collaborating with green energy firms to enact a “Mini-Green New Deal.”

Ohio's Nonsensical Nuclear Bailout Moves Forward

Like a giant pink bat signal, an inflatable pig owned by Bowling Green protestors drew attention back on Ohio’s proposal to bailout failing nuclear companies.

Creating a New Environmental Crisis

It has been said that one should never let a serious crisis go to waste.  It could just as easily be said, “if there is no crisis, make one up to try to compel action and raise money.”

Interior Reforms Contain the Unnecessary Expansion of Federal Lands

Under the Trump administration, the Department of the Interior (DOI) continues to purge itself of chronic waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.  This includes a historic reorganization plan to consolidate land regions from more than 50 down to 13 and the creation of an online grant database to enhance transparency, accountability, and efficiency.  

U.S. Must Guard Against Trade War Escalation Using Rare Earth Elements

As the U.S.-China trade war escalates, rare earth elements have become a focal point of economic tension.  Described as an “ace in Beijing's hand", China produces 81 percent of the world’s rare earth elements, with the U.S. importing 80 percent of its rare earths from the Sleeping Giant.  Despite these figures, Chinese dominance over U.S.

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2019 Congressional Pig Book

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2019 Congressional Pig Book, the 27th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

No, AOC - Tornados in D.C. Are Not Another Sign of Global Warming

Rep. Alexander Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), never lacking for a fun sound bite, released an anxiety-ridden Instagram over a tornado warning that was issued in Washington, D.C. at about 3:50 pm on May 23.

Welcome to Washington Congresswoman!  You will soon learn that severe thunderstorms during summer afternoons are practically a daily occurrence and tornado warnings are nothing new.

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CAGW Names Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker September 2019 Porker of the Month

Gov. Pritzker is CAGW's Porker of the Month for signing a $40.1 billion budget without any spending restraints and $1.4 billion in pork-barrel projects.