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Trump Administration's Initiatives to Cut Government Red Tape to Attack the COVID-19 Virus

The White House and the CDC have websites that provide information on how to slow the spread of the virus.

Elizabeth Wright March 23, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Plastic Bag Bans and the Coronavirus - How Are They Related?

In the meantime, during this crisis, state and local governments should consider easing or lifting the ban on plastic bags to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Elizabeth Wright March 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Coronavirus Legislation Must Not Include Special Interest Provisions

This is not the time to allow one industry to try to take advantage of another industry. 

Thomas Schatz March 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Washington to the Rescue

Extraordinary circumstances require extraordinary and creative solutions.

Thomas Schatz March 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Using the Coronavirus Crisis to Implement Rate Setting is Unseemly

Price control always distorts markets and lead to shortages.

Elizabeth Wright March 19, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Now is Not the Time to Disrupt Medical Supply Chains with Buy American Policies

When the nation is in the middle of an unprecedented public health crisis, it is not the time to impose restrictions on federal agency purchases.

Elizabeth Wright March 19, 2020

Congress is ultimately to blame for F-35 fiasco

Air Force Times: Members of Congress have done their utmost to ignore the mounting problems in Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II program.

Sean Kennedy March 19, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Did President Trump Dissolve the Pandemic Response Office?

We have heard a lot about how President Trump “dissolved” the office in charge of pandemic preparedness.

Elizabeth Wright March 18, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Keeping Americans Connected and Safe

How federal agencies respond to the COVID-19 virus will affect Americans across the country.

Deborah Collier March 18, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Joint Strike Fighter's Latest Problem: ODIN

ALIS, the F-35’s logistics system, has long been plagued with technical flaws.  A new GAO report has predicted more of the same from its successor.

Sean Kennedy March 18, 2020
Press Release

CAGW Names Rep. Frank Pallone March 2020 Porker of the Month

Today, CAGW named Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) the March 2020 Porker of the Month for wanting to ban flavored tobacco vaping products.

CAGW Staff March 17, 2020
The WasteWatcher

The CDC and NIH Budgets Have Not Been Cut

The hysteria over the Chinese coronavirus grows day by day, thanks to a press corps and politicians that are stoking panic.

Elizabeth Wright March 13, 2020


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