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The WasteWatcher

A Bumpy Ride Ahead on Healthcare Policy

Boosted by their double win in Georgia for two Senate seats, the Democrats will control the legislative and executive branches of government. 

Elizabeth Wright January 8, 2021
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases Issue Brief On Reducing the Cost of Government

The government must reduce wasteful spending and increase the effectiveness and efficiency of federal programs.

Alexandra Abrams January 4, 2021
Op-Eds

Earmarks are inequitable, corrupt, and costly — they should not be brought back

The Hill: Earmarks contain many hidden costs.

Thomas Schatz January 4, 2021
Reports

Reducing the Cost of Government Through Effective Management Reforms

It is critical to reduce waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement and increase transparency and accountability. This latest report details how to achieve those objectives.

CAGW Staff December 28, 2020
The WasteWatcher

President Trump’s Occupational Licensing EO Will Create Jobs Across the Country

President Donald Trump signed an executive order, which would require state, territorial, or tribal governments to issue a license to those who are in good standing and hold a license for their area of discipline.  

Frances Floresca December 15, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Top 21 Issues for States in 2021

As states prepare for their legislative sessions, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) suggests states should focus on these 21 critical issues. 

Frances Floresca December 15, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Bad Policies Are Being Proposed by HHS Secretary Nominee Xavier Becerra

The first clue that Joe Biden, the presumptive 46th President of the United States, was choosing someone he did not know well as his nominee for secretary of HHS was when he mispronounced his name and incorrectly named the agency he would direct.

Elizabeth Wright December 11, 2020
Agency Comments

CAGW Files Comments Regarding Use of Distributed Transmission System Technologies

On December 11, 2020, CAGW filed comments with the FCC urging the agency to hold off voting on a proposal that would allow for increased signals for Next Generation TV that could disrupt the use of TV white space technology for rural broadband...

Cody Leach December 11, 2020
Op-Eds

Congress' penchant for unpunctuality

The Hill: Frequent use of CRs demonstrates remarkably poor governance from Congress.

Sean Kennedy December 10, 2020
Op-Eds

Congress' Penchant for Unpunctuality

The Hill: Given their track record, senators and representatives will likely miss yet another deadline.

Sean Kennedy December 10, 2020
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Announces 2020 Porker of the Year Nominees

Today, CAGW announced the nominees for its 2020 Porker of the Year.

Alexandra Abrams December 9, 2020
The WasteWatcher

FCC Commences C-Band Auction

On February 28, 2020, the FCC adopted a report and order designating a portion of the c-band spectrum to be auctioned for 5G deployment. 

Deborah Collier December 8, 2020

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