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Green New Deal and the Environmental Damage it Would Cause

An informative and eye-opening report, "Protecting the Environment from the Green New Deal," by Paul Driessen is a must read issue paper.  It was released last month by The Heartland Institute and disc

Elizabeth Wright January 16, 2020
The WasteWatcher

USMCA a Win for North American Trade and Economic Growth

USMCA heads to President Trump's desk, after Senate passes the bill 89-10.

Deborah Collier January 16, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Medicaid: The Feds Have Failed To Stop the Waste and Mismanagement, Let The States Try

Medicaid is losing billions to waste, fraud, and abuse, and the program is crushing state budgets  The feds haven't been able to fix it.  Let the states try.  

Leslie Paige January 14, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Sen. Elizabeth Warren Offers More Dangerous Healthcare Ideas

Essentially it is Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) socialistic drug discount plan, H.R. 3, on steroids.

Elizabeth Wright January 10, 2020
The WasteWatcher

New USDA SNAP Rules and Work Requirements Come at the Perfect Time for Job Seekers

The December 2019 jobs report, released on January 10, 2020 confirms what everyone already knows; the economy is strong and the jobs market is robust. 

Leslie Paige January 10, 2020
Agency Comments

Coalition Urges Significant Changes to Proposed Commerce Rule

Coalition of taxpayer and consumer advocacy groups urges signficant changes to proposed Commerce rule that would grant broad, undefined powers to the deparment over small businesses.

Peter Klensch January 10, 2020
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Names Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez 2019 Porker of the Year

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is CAGW’s 2019 Porker of the Year for introducing the egregiously expensive “Green New Deal.”

Ally Abrams January 7, 2020
The WasteWatcher

U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Agrees: Obamacare Individual Mandate is Unconstitutional

No one who purchases health insurance in an Obamacare exchange will lose their health insurance.

Elizabeth Wright December 19, 2019
The WasteWatcher

The Role of Facial Recognition for Law Enforcement

As facial recognition becomes widespread, the technology is raising concerns about privacy and security. 

Deborah Collier December 17, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Trump Administration Announces Phase One of Trade Deal With China

The U.S. and China confirmed completion of a first phase for an agreement to address trade concerns.

Allen Johnson December 16, 2019
The WasteWatcher

McKinsey Consultant Pete Buttigieg Was Right on USPS's High Labor Costs

As a consultant for McKinsey, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg helped write a report examining USPS's high labor costs.   

Leslie Paige December 13, 2019
The WasteWatcher

USMCA Steps Back on Intellectual Property Protection

The administration and Congress should support IP protection in trade deals that respect and adhere as closely as possible to U.S. laws.

Elizabeth Wright December 13, 2019

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