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The WasteWatcher

Beware the Words Investment and Free

When government officials talk about “investment” and “free” programs, taxpayers need to hang onto their wallets.  

Elizabeth Wright April 28, 2021
The WasteWatcher

All Nations Must Respect and Protect Intellectual Property Rights

World Intellectual Property (IP) Day is a good time to remind all countries of the need to protect and respect IP rights.

Thomas Schatz April 26, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Pelosi’s Healthcare Nightmare Is Coming Back

Speaker Pelosi's (D-Calif.) 2019 drug pricing bill was introduced again, with all the horribles it had before but more dangerous.

Elizabeth Wright April 23, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Biden’s Boondoggles Will Railroad Taxpayers

The American Jobs Plan will leave taxpayers again footing the bill for wasteful spending.

Cody Leach April 22, 2021
Press Release

CAGW Names Rep. Mike Rogers April 2021 Porker of the Month

Rep. Rogers is our April 2021 Porker of the Month for leading the charge to bring back wasteful pork-barrel earmarks.

CAGW Staff April 22, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Commissioner Carr's Good Ideas for Broadband

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr recently spoke with CAGW President Tom Schatz about spectrum. Here is an overview of his ideas.

Deborah Collier April 19, 2021
The WasteWatcher

End of the Road for the OCO

The first Biden Administration budget request eliminates the Overseas Contingency Operations account, a victory for taxpayers.

Sean Kennedy April 16, 2021
The WasteWatcher

The Sour Taste of Beverage Taxes

Taxes on sweetened beverages are ineffective and will place a heavier burden on those who can least afford them.

Frances Floresca April 16, 2021
Press Release

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2021 Congressional Pig Book

Today, CAGW released its 2021 Congressional Pig Book, the 29th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

Alexandra Abrams April 15, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Spending Trillions More Is Ahead for Taxpayers

Taxpayers need to buckle up and hang on because even more trillion-dollar spending is ahead.

Elizabeth Wright April 15, 2021
The WasteWatcher

USA Act Targets Zombie Federal Programs

The Unauthorized Spending Accountability Act of 2021 will help eliminate zombie programs in the federal government.

Deborah Collier April 14, 2021
Letters to Officials

CAGW Sends Pig Book to the House

CAGW provides a copy of its 29th annual Pig Book to the House.

Cody Leach April 14, 2021

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