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Congress Blocks the Navy’s Plans to Retire Underperforming Ships

Representatives block an effort by the Navy to divest itself of poorly performing ships.

Sean Kennedy August 12, 2022
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Passage of the IRA Means the Taxman Cometh

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will add 87,000 new IRS employees at a cost of $80 billion in potentially wasteful spending.

Deborah Collier August 11, 2022
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Arlington Heights Should Reject Bears Stadium Subsidies

Residents of Arlington Heights, Ill., are preemptively pushing back on potential public subsides for a new Chicago Bears stadium.

Ryan Lanier August 10, 2022
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The House Should Avoid Making the Senate’s Terrible Mistake on Healthcare

The House should avoid making the mistake of cutting the number of future cures and raising healthcare costs.

Christina Herrin August 8, 2022
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The Inflation Reduction Act Will Raise Drug Costs and Reduce Cures

Price controls in the Inflation Reduction Act will devastate future drug development and raise costs. 

Christina Herrin August 5, 2022
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Spectrum Coordination Needs to Expand Across More Federal Agencies

The FCC and NTIA announced signing an MOU on spectrum allocation coordination. Other federal agencies should join this effort.

Deborah Collier August 4, 2022
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The Inflation Reduction Act Is a Fiscal Disaster

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will raise taxes, increase spending, and prolong both inflation and the recession.

Thomas Schatz August 2, 2022
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Regulation of the Internet Is Unnecessary and Will Drive Up Costs

If the Net Neutrality and Broadband Justice Act is passed, closing the digital divide will become more expensive and difficult.

Deborah Collier July 29, 2022
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Senators Need to Check Their Conscience Before Voting for Price Controls

Senators must understand that price controls will harm patients and reduce the development of future cures. 

Christina Herrin July 28, 2022
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Washington State Gas Price Increase is a Harbinger of Catastrophe

Washington is about add to high energy costs by dramatically increasing the cost of gas in the state.

CAGW Staff July 26, 2022
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Subcommittee Hearing Tries to Shed Light on COVID-19 Relief Fraud

The government’s abject failure to prevent COVID fraud shows the risks of hasty and reckless spending. 

CAGW Staff July 25, 2022
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The IRS Continues to Fall Short on its Mission

 Government agencies serve the people, and the IRS has continually fallen short in achieving this mission.

CAGW Staff July 25, 2022

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