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The WasteWatcher

Hawaii Governor David Ige Approves $400 Million for Stadium Project

Hawaiians should keep watch on the project to ensure that the costs to taxpayers do not increase.

Ryan Lanier July 20, 2022
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2022 Congressional Pig Book

CAGW's 2022 Congressional Pig Book is the 30th anniversary edition of our exposé on pork-barrel spending.

Alexandra Abrams July 20, 2022

2022 Congressional Pig Book

The Congressional Pig Book is CAGW's annual compilation of the pork-barrel projects in the federal budget.

CAGW Staff July 20, 2022

Members of Congress are bringing home the bacon

The 2022 Congressional Pig Book exposes 5,138 earmarks at a cost of $18.9 billion.

Thomas Schatz July 20, 2022
The WasteWatcher

North Carolina Lawmakers Should Reject Proposed Taxpayer Subsidy for the ACC

State lawmakers should not allow the ACC to hold taxpayers hostage with demands for millions of dollars in subsidies. 

Ryan Lanier July 18, 2022
The WasteWatcher

GAO Report Outlines Waste in Unemployment Fraud Program

When the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the country, the federal government responded with a massive amount of money.

CAGW Staff July 18, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Federal Funding for Broadband Should Be Vendor and Technology Neutral

When planning infrastructure spending on broadband deployment, rules should be technology and vendor neutral.

Deborah Collier July 18, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Price Controls Are Still Bad Medicine

Price controls on pharmaceuticals distort the medical marketplace and will not lower drug prices. 

Christina Herrin July 15, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Only Taxpayers Know What They Owe and the IRS Should Never File Anyone’s Taxes

Sen. Warren's proposal would vastly expand the size and scope of the IRS’s power. 

Thomas Schatz July 13, 2022

Spectrum auction authority must be extended

To achieve the socio-economic benefits that 5G and other new technologies will bring, the FCC must be enabled to create a balanced spectrum pipeline.

Deborah Collier July 13, 2022

Student loan forgiveness is regressive and inflationary

Student loan forgiveness will not only waste taxpayers’ money but also drive inflation even higher.

Eric Maus July 13, 2022
The WasteWatcher

The Senate Must Reject Price Controls on Pharmaceuticals

Senators should reject price controls on pharmaceuticals; they will not lower prices and lead to fewer future cures.

Thomas Schatz July 7, 2022


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