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The Convoluted Saga of Maryland’s Purple Line Continues

Since its inception, the Purple Line has been beset by mismanagement, corruption, and delays. 

June 15, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1655324920

The FAA Must Stop Holding Up 5G

Federal agencies like the FAA cannot keep getting in the way of 5G deployment.

January 18, 2022 — Thomas Schatz 1642542840

Turning on 5G will have no Impact on Airlines

The FAA and Department of Transportation continue efforts to stop 5G deployment.  Here is the latest in the ongoing battle.

January 4, 2022 — Deborah Collier 1641316458

Washington D.C.’s Metro Management Is Off the Rails

WMATA’s horrid history of safety violations, cost overruns, and declining ridership demonstrates a need for significant reforms

December 10, 2021 — Ryan Lanier 1639172009

Federal Agencies Must Stop Interfering with 5G Deployment

Federal agencies must stop objecting to the FCC's decisions to open up spectrum for much-needed 5G deployment.

November 30, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1638290622

Climate Change is Not New or the End of the World

Steve Koonin's WSJ OpEd “Climate Change Brings a Flood of Hyperpole" sends a sober message about the Green New Deal

August 19, 2021 — Elizabeth Wright 1629385050

Congress’ Spending Spree Hits the Fast Lane

The combined cost of the “traditional” and “human” infrastructure proposals will exceed $4.7 trillion.

July 29, 2021 — Eric Maus 1627531200

CAGW Names Rep. Peter DeFazio July 2021 Porker of the Month

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named House Transportation Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) our July 2021 Porker of the Month for introducing the wasteful and earmark-loaded INVEST in America Act.

Earmarks Return, Without Full Transparency

The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee brought back earmarks without transparency.

June 28, 2021 — Sean Kennedy 1624908216

An Ominous Return of Earmarks in the House Transportation Bill

Legislators took full advantage of one of the first opportunities to add earmarks.

June 22, 2021 — CAGW Staff 1624395100

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