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New GAO Report Warns of Worsening Federal Debt

Failing to act could raise inflation and erode US reputation abroad.

Alec Mena February 26, 2024
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CBO Projects Financially Devastating Levels of Deficits and Debt

The CBO report shows that the U.S. is in dire fiscal straits due to years of spendthrift behavior by lawmakers.

Eric Maus February 20, 2024
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House Passes Bill to Extend Parts of TCJA

The Tax Relief for American Families and Workers Act is a commonsense and bipartisan bill that extends key tax provisions.

Eric Maus February 16, 2024
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Federal Agencies Need to Improve IT Modernization Efforts

Federal agencies are still struggling with software asset management and cloud adoption, potentially wasting taxpayer dollars.

Deborah Collier February 12, 2024
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A Monumental Giveaway

Virginia and D.C. compete to waste the most money on a taxpayer-subsidized arena. 

Alec Mena February 6, 2024
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Reflecting on Privacy Laws During Data Privacy Week

Data Privacy Week is an opportunity to review can be done to protect data and learn what privacy laws are being proposed.

Deborah Collier January 25, 2024
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IRS Errs in Moving its Own Tax Preparation System Forward

The Direct File program is another step in the IRS expanding its authority.

Eric Maus January 24, 2024
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CAGW Reviews 50 States' BEAD Proposals

Most states propose to regulate broadband rates, discriminate against non-fiber technologies, and preference government networks.

Alec Mena January 18, 2024
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FDA Hurts Patients By Authorizing Florida’s Drug Importation Program

On January 5, 2024, the U.S. FDA authorized Florida's drug importation program. 

Christina Smith January 12, 2024
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The House Passes CARS Act to Protect Consumer Choice

The House passed bill will protect consumer automobile choice and halt EPA emissions mandate.

Christina Smith December 29, 2023
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The IRS Moves Ahead With Confusing and Burdensome 1099-K Form

Restoring the previous 1099-K threshold would save taxpayers from unnecessary paperwork and greater confusion.

Eric Maus December 21, 2023
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Establishing a Fiscal Commission Could Help Reduce Federal Spending

An effective spending control commission should draw inspiration from the Grace Commission and CARFA. 

Alec Mena December 21, 2023

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