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The WasteWatcher

The Raise the Wage Act will Kill Jobs, Provide Less Pay, and Hurt States

The Raise the Wage Act will kill jobs and hurt states if enacted. 

Frances Floresca January 27, 2021
The WasteWatcher

The IRS Continues to Send Checks to Ghosts

Almost 1.1 million payments worth $1.4 billion had been paid to dead people. 

Cody Leach January 26, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Reforms are Needed for Financing the Universal Service Fund

The current funding mechanism for the Universal Service Fund is unsustainable and needs to be reviewed.

Deborah Collier January 25, 2021
Press Release

CAGW Names Gov. Gavin Newsom January 2021 Porker of the Month

Gov. Gavin Newsom is hurting Californians with his hypocritical and ineffective policies on COVID-19.

CAGW Staff January 25, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Killing the XL Pipeline is Not the Way to Build Back Better

President Biden’s campaign promise was to “Build Back Better.”  But one of his first actions was to lay off thousands of Keystone XL Pipeline workers, stopping future expansion that would have created 60,000 direct and indirect jobs.

Elizabeth Wright January 22, 2021
Agency Comments

CAGW submits comments to CMS reaffirming its opposition to its Most Favored Nation Policy

Most Favored Nation Policy implements destructive price controls, which destroy innovation and never solve the problem for which they were created.

Cody Leach January 22, 2021
The WasteWatcher

States Should Let Congress Take the Lead on Consumer Privacy Laws

While states should act in the interests of their residents when necessary, privacy is not one of those issues.

Frances Floresca January 19, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Massachusetts Tobacco Flavor Ban Simply Shifted Markets

Massachusetts became the first state to permanently ban the sale of all flavored tobacco products in an effort to stop youth vaping and improve health.  The law just shifted markets.

Elizabeth Wright January 15, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Taxpayer Alert - A Massive Stimulus Spending Spree Is Being Unleashed

President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 "relief" and "stimulus" proposal will unleash a massive spending spree that will waste tens of billions of dollars and fail to stimulate the economy.

Thomas Schatz January 15, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Occupational Licensing Executive Order Will Benefit Utah Workers

Utah's new governor and lieutnenant governor signed an executive order requiring state agencies to review occupational licenses to ensure they are necessary and not outdated by June 30, 2021.  

Frances Floresca January 12, 2021
The WasteWatcher

PBMs File Complaint Against Unwise HHS Rebate Rule

Introducing more private competition will do far more to lower drugs costs for both beneficiaries and taxpayers. 

Elizabeth Wright January 12, 2021
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Names Gov. Andrew Cuomo 2020 Porker of the Year

Today, CAGW announced the results of its online poll for the 2020 Porker of the Year. 

Alexandra Abrams January 12, 2021

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