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The WasteWatcher

The DC Beverage Tax Will Harm Small Businesses and Consumers

DC's proposed tax on sweetened beverages will harm small businesses and are likely to be ineffective. 

Frances Floresca May 25, 2021
Press Release

CAGW Releases Issue Brief on the Folly of Government-Owned Networks

Government-owned broadband networks are wasteful, anti-competitive, and costly for taxpayers.

Alexandra Abrams May 25, 2021
Reports

The Folly of Government-Owned Networks

Government-owned broadband networks are wasteful, anti-competitive, and costly for taxpayers.

CAGW Staff May 25, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Target-Rich Environment for Duplication Report

The annual GAO report on duplication in federal spending provides opportunities to increase efficiency in the federal government.

Sean Kennedy May 20, 2021
Press Release

CAGW Names Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand May 2021 Porker of the Month

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is our May 2021 Porker of the Month for saying “paid leave, child care and caregiving” are all “infrastructure.”

Alexandra Abrams May 20, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Republican Study Committee Budget Is Good News for Taxpayers

The RSC budget includes the elimination and consolidation of dozens of programs and agencies.

Thomas Schatz May 19, 2021
Op-Eds

Financial market transactions should not be taxed or restricted

The Hill: Both the FTT and new short selling regulations would cause significant disruption to financial transactions and reduced returns for tens of millions of investors.

Thomas Schatz May 18, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Sen. Rand Paul Grills Dr. Fauci on NIH Grants and Wuhan Institute of Virology

Increased oversight in how federal funding is spent for health research was made very clear in a May 11 Senate HELP hearing.

Elizabeth Wright May 17, 2021
The WasteWatcher

A Wealth Tax Will Slow Down Economic Growth

A wealth tax will slow down economic growth and drive out the wealthiest people that pay the most in taxes.

Frances Floresca May 10, 2021
The WasteWatcher

The IRS Should Not Fill Out Tax Returns

Proposed tax simplification bills would force taxpayers to convince the IRS when it makes mistakes on their tax bills.

Deborah Collier May 10, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Congress Displays High Level of Support for Earmarks

Early results strongly suggest members of Congress will widely embrace the return of earmarks.

Sean Kennedy May 6, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Biden Trips Badly on Intellectual Property in TRIPS

Days after praising World Intellectual Property Day, President Biden agrees to waive US COVID-19 patents.

Elizabeth Wright May 6, 2021

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