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The WasteWatcher

End of the Road for the OCO

The first Biden Administration budget request eliminates the Overseas Contingency Operations account, a victory for taxpayers.

Sean Kennedy April 16, 2021
The WasteWatcher

The Sour Taste of Beverage Taxes

Taxes on sweetened beverages are ineffective and will place a heavier burden on those who can least afford them.

Frances Floresca April 16, 2021
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2021 Congressional Pig Book

Today, CAGW released its 2021 Congressional Pig Book, the 29th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

Alexandra Abrams April 15, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Spending Trillions More Is Ahead for Taxpayers

Taxpayers need to buckle up and hang on because even more trillion-dollar spending is ahead.

Elizabeth Wright April 15, 2021
The WasteWatcher

USA Act Targets Zombie Federal Programs

The Unauthorized Spending Accountability Act of 2021 will help eliminate zombie programs in the federal government.

Deborah Collier April 14, 2021
Reports

2021 Congressional Pig Book

The Congressional Pig Book is CAGW's annual compilation of the pork-barrel projects in the federal budget.

CAGW Staff April 14, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Biden’s Infrastructure Bill Takes Spending Way Off Track

The American Jobs Act contains hundreds of billions of dollars for non-traditional infrastructure projects.

Elizabeth Wright April 8, 2021
The WasteWatcher

The Federal Government Needs to Hold States Accountable for Relief Spending

It is important for the federal government to hold states accountable for coronavirus relief spending. 

Frances Floresca April 7, 2021
Op-Eds

340B Drug Discount Program Should Be on GAO’s High-Risk List

RCH: Nothing has been done to reform 340B and stop hospitals and for-profit pharmacies from enriching themselves.

Elizabeth Wright April 2, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Biden’s COVID-19 Doom and Gloom Team Is Harmful to Recovering from Pandemic

As Americans are beginning to see light at the end of pandemic tunnel, Biden's Covid 19 Team gives gloomy forecast.

Elizabeth Wright April 1, 2021
Agency Comments

CAGW Submits Comments on 911 Fee Diversions

CAGW filed comments on a proposal to increase transparency in 911 fee diversions by state and local governments.

Deborah Collier April 1, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Bernie is Back with More Bad Bills

Sen. Bernie Sanders is at it again with more big government legislation that will hurt pharmaceutical innovation.

Elizabeth Wright March 31, 2021

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