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Two Trump Administration Proposed Rules Promise Less Government Waste and More Transpareny in Healthcare

The Trump administration recently released two proposed rules.  One is designed to bring more fiscal integrity to Medicaid, a federal and state program with shared dollars that are used to provide healthcare for low-income people.  The other rule is...

Elizabeth Wright November 22, 2019
Press Release

CAGW Names Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot November 2019 Porker of the Month

Mayor Lightfoot “settled” on a $1.5 billion five-year deal with the CTU after an 11-day strike.

William Flores Jr. November 21, 2019
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STELAR Expiring Soon to a Satellite Near You

Every five years, the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization (STELAR) expires, and every five years Congress scrambles to extend the authorization.  In the past, some have seen the reauthorization as an opportunity to refine...

Deborah Collier November 21, 2019
Press Release

CAGW Statement on 5.9GHz Spectrum Band

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) to take a second look at the 5.9 GHz spectrum band

Ally Abrams November 20, 2019
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Intractable F-35 Problems Continue

The federal government's primary weapons tester as well as chief watchdog report on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's poor reliability.  The problems are likely to continue unabated. 

Sean Kennedy November 18, 2019
Press Release

CAGW Commends FCC for Proposing a Public C-band Spectrum Auction

FCC Chairman Pai is standing up for taxpayers with his announcement of support for an FCC-conducted public auction of C-band spectrum.

Ally Abrams November 18, 2019
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USPS Ends Another Fiscal Year With Billion-Dollar Losses

There is no doubt that the USPS is facing a serious financial crisis.

Peter Klensch November 15, 2019
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When Will Politicians Learn, Price Controls Do Not WorK?

A new bill would create an independent federal agency that would determine and regulate the cost of prescription medications.

Elizabeth Wright November 14, 2019
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Media Ownership Rules Don't Make Sense in Today's Marketplace

The government has thousands of outdated rules that must be streamlined and modernized.

Deborah Collier November 7, 2019
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The End to the Chicago Teacher Strike Underscores Pension Crisis

While Windy City children can finally start heading back to school, the Chicago Teachers Union’s (CTU) 11-day strike resulted in no reform, to the detriment of students, taxpayers, and the fiscal health of the entire state of Illinois.

Peter Klensch November 6, 2019
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Warren’s Medicare for All: I’ll See Your $32 Trillion and Raise it to $52 Trillion

Warren says her healthcare plan would cost an additional $20.5 trillion in new federal spending over ten years.

Elizabeth Wright November 4, 2019
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A Republican Plan for Healthcare

The plan, “A Framework for Personalized, Affordable Care,” is focused in its approach.

Elizabeth Wright November 1, 2019

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