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USPS Losses Deepening; Bold Postal Reform Wallows

The United States Postal Service (USPS) today released its fiscal year (FY) 2019 2nd quarter financial statement and the news is both predictable and alarming. 

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.

Citizens Against Government Waste Highlights USPS Task Force’s Final Report

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) highlighted key recommendations in the final report of the White House’s Task Force on the United States Postal Service (USPS).  CAGW was privileged to contribute to the report.

USPS’s 12 Years of Financial Woe

On November 14, 2018, the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced that, for the 12th year running, it lost money.  While this annual revelation has become something of a dog bites man story, the new, and more alarming news was that the $3.9 billion loss will outstrip its FY 2017 losses, which were $2.7 billion, and its net “controllable” income went from a $610 million profit to a $8

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. 

President Trump’s Postal Task Force Should Consider Locality Pay

There are many commonsense reforms that the task force should examine that could put the USPS on a sustainable financial path and help it perform more like a private-sector business.

Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds Generational White House Reorganization Plan

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) hailed the White House’s plan to reform and reorganize the federal government for the 21st century.

CAGW Names Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand May 2018 Porker of the Month

For Immediate Release      Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
May 21, 2018  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) its May 2018 Porker of the Month for her proposal to force the fiscally-imperiled United States Postal Service (USPS) to expand into banking.

CAGW: Escalating USPS Losses Show Continued Distress

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) expressed frustration that the United States Postal Service’s (USPS) broken business model reared its ugly head again following the release of the second quarter financial report for fiscal year (FY) 2018.

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

Gov. Lujan Grisham is CAGW's Porker of the Month for collaborating with green energy firms to enact a "Mini-Green New Deal."