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The F-35's $10 Billion Funding Gap

A new report indicates that the JSF will require an additional $10 billion beyond the amount officially claimed by the DoD.  

Sean Kennedy September 15, 2020
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Opposes Using Foreign Price Controls on U.S. Pharmaceuticals

Adopting foreign price controls from "most favored nations" for drugs sold in the United States will be an unmitigated disaster.

Alexandra Abrams September 14, 2020
Agency Comments

CAGW Comments to the NAIC Concerning Pharmacy Benefit Managers

CAGW writes comments to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners regarding draft model legislation concerning pharmacy benefit managers.

Elizabeth Wright September 11, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Healthcare Transparency: May Not Work as Intended

President Trump's health insurance transparency rule may not accomplish what is intended.

Elizabeth Wright September 11, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Taxpayers Deserve a More Efficient Government

At the end of September 2020, the federal government will have spent more in a single fiscal year than at any time in history. 

Deborah Collier September 9, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Now Is the Time for Occupational Licensing Reform

During the coronavirus pandemic, states have made changes in occupational licensing laws.  However, it is important to discuss reform outside of the pandemic. 

Frances Floresca September 8, 2020
The WasteWatcher

A Fool’s Errand to Lower Drug Costs?

On August 31, the California state legislature passed, SB 852, The California Affordable Drug Manufacturing Act of 2020, which would allow the state to partner with drug manufacturers to produce their own line of pharmaceuticals.

Elizabeth Wright September 4, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Reverse Auctions will Benefit Rural Americans

The FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund reverse auction will provide $16 billion over ten years to help expand broadband to 6 million homes and businesses in unserved areas of the country.  

Deborah Collier September 3, 2020
Agency Comments

CAGW Comments to FCC on Declaratory Petition on Pole Attachments

Deploying broadband to unserved areas of the country has long been a top priority for the FCC.

Deborah Collier September 2, 2020
The WasteWatcher

School Openings based on Science or Science Fiction?

Is Montgomery County, Maryland and its approach to reopening public schools emblematic of many other school districts across the country?

Elizabeth Wright August 28, 2020
The WasteWatcher

AB 5 is a Lose-Lose Situation for Gig Economy Workers and Independent Contractors

Lawmakers have attempted to repeal a bill that hurts gig economy workers and independent contractors.  California needs to continue supporting efforts to repeal the bill. 

Frances Floresca August 26, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Supreme Court to Hear Case to Overturn Obamacare in November

In March 2020, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) agreed it would take up the case Texas v United States and determine the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), or Obamacare.

Elizabeth Wright August 21, 2020

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