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The WasteWatcher

GAO Report Offers Solutions to Duplicative and Overlapping Expenditures

The GAO's recommendations for 2022 that would add to the $522 billion in savings that have been achieved to date. 

Ryan Lanier May 16, 2022
The WasteWatcher

California Lawmakers Should Approach Budget Surplus with Caution

The California legislature should focus on providing relief to taxpayers and shoring up the state's reserves. 

Ryan Lanier May 10, 2022
The WasteWatcher

VA/DOD Healthcare Interoperability Can Be Improved

DOD and VA joint OIG report cites problems and makes recommendations to improve interoperability of electronic healthcare records.

Deborah Collier May 9, 2022
The WasteWatcher

California Should Fix Its Broadband Program

California PUC should make sure unserved communities are a priority for the $2 billion broadband grant program created by SB 156.

Deborah Collier May 4, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Maryland Legislature Dumps $1.8 Billion into Stadium Projects

Two bills signed by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan create a revolving stadium slush fund for billionaire sports owners.

Ryan Lanier May 2, 2022
Press Release

CAGW Names Senator Richard Shelby April 2022 Porker of the Month

Senator Richard Shelby is our April 2022 Porker of the Month for claiming he has secured $683 million in pork-barrel earmarks.

Alexandra Abrams April 28, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Wants the Government to Steal IP and Stifle Future Pharmaceutical Innovation

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) urges HHS to steal and redistribute intellectual property as a mechanism to lower drug prices.

Christina Herrin April 27, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Intellectual Property Rights Must Be Protected So the Next Vaccines Can Be Developed

Intellectual property must be protected to encourage the development of future cures.

Christina Herrin April 26, 2022
Agency Comments

CAGW Joins Coalition Opposing Proposed SEC Rule on Private Fund Advisors

As consumers face eroding purchasing power because of heightened inflation, affordable investment options are crucial. 

Eric Maus April 25, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Virginia Passes Legislation to Extend Cocktails To-Go Until 2024

Cocktails to-go have helped many business stay afloat during the pandemic and Virginia has extended this policy. 

Christina Herrin April 19, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Tax Processing Issues Continue to Plague IRS

Filing taxes is already stressful but the IRS' inefficiency makes it even worse for taxpayers.

Eric Maus April 18, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Tennessee Lawmakers Should Reject Titans’ Stadium Deal

Tennessee lawmakers should refuse to put taxpayers on the hook for a project that will bring them little to no tangible benefits.

Ryan Lanier April 15, 2022

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