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Treat: Taxpayers May Soon Be Freed from Haunted Housing Bailouts

Director Calabria’s plans for reform are a promising light at the end of the tunnel.

FHFA Director Calabria is the Watchdog Taxpayers Deserve

Mark Calabria is moving FHFA in a new direction and making taxpayers his top priority.

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.

CAGW Joins Coalition to Support FHFA Rule on Alternative Credit Score Models

March 21, 2019

Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel
Federal Housing Finance Agency
400 Seventh St. NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20219

Attention: Comments/ RIN 2590-AA98: Validation and Approval of Credit Score Models by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Dear Mr. Pollard,

CAGW Releases Comprehensive Waste Cutting Proposals for 116th Congress

(Washington, D.C.) –  Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its Critical Waste Issues for the 116th Congress.  The report cuts through the clutter to outline important proposals for smaller and more efficient government.

CAGW Names Kamala Harris 2018 Porker of the Year

For Immediate Release      Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
January 3, 2019  

 
(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) announced the results of its online poll for the 2018 Porker of the Year.  There were five worthy candidates who were guilty of promoting patently flawed policies, defending wasteful boondoggles, and pushing a big-spending agenda. 

Citizens Against Government Waste Submits Recommendations for President Trump’s Nickel Plan

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) sent letters to 16 federal departments and agencies detailing potential spending cuts that could be made in furtherance of President Trump’s “nickel plan” for an across the board 5 percent budget cut, which he announced on October 17, 2018.

CAGW Recommendations for Trump Administration's Nickel Plan- HUD

November 1, 2018

The Honorable Ben Carson
Secretary, Department of Housing Urban Development
451 7th Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20410

Dear Secretary Carson,

During a meeting on October 17, 2018, President Trump directed you and other members of his Cabinet to cut their department budgets by 5 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2019.  With a national debt of more than $21 trillion and the budget deficit soaring to its highest level since 2012, President Trump’s initiative will help to improve fiscal responsibility.

Citizens Against Government Waste Lists Taxpayer Tricks and Treats For Halloween 2018

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 18th annual compilation of scary, surreal, and spine-tingling taxpayer tricks and treats.

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CAGW Names Speaker Nancy Pelosi October 2019 Porker of the Month

Speaker Pelosi is CAGW's Porker of the Month for pushing a partisan drug pricing bill that will implement dangerous price controls.