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The Federal Government Needs to Hold States Accountable for Relief Spending

It is important for the federal government to hold states accountable for coronavirus relief spending. 

Frances Floresca April 7, 2021
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Unmasking President Biden’s Free Mask Plan

The Biden administration is considering having the U.S. Post Office send masks to every U.S. household.

Elizabeth Wright February 11, 2021
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Taxpayer Alert - A Massive Stimulus Spending Spree Is Being Unleashed

President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 "relief" and "stimulus" proposal will unleash a massive spending spree that will waste tens of billions of dollars and fail to stimulate the economy.

Thomas Schatz January 15, 2021
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Top 21 Issues for States in 2021

As states prepare for their legislative sessions, CAGW suggests states should focus on these 21 critical issues. 

Frances Floresca December 15, 2020
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States Have Varied Responses to Unemployment Benefits

State have different responses to the future of unemployment benefits. 

Frances Floresca August 18, 2020
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States Should Not Get More Coronavirus Relief Funds

A Treasury Department interim report shows that state and local governments have spent less than a quarter of the $150 billion Coronavirus Relief Fund.

Frances Floresca August 5, 2020
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Executive Order Will Help Improve Telehealth in Rural Areas

The EO will help improve and advance healthcare delivery in the U.S., especially in rural areas.

Elizabeth Wright August 4, 2020
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Congress Must Protect Gig Economy Workers

Congress must protect gig economy workers in the next COVID-19 relief package.

Thomas Schatz July 30, 2020
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California’s Housing Bill Will Plague the State’s Budget for Years

SB 1410 in California plans to let tenants life rent-free and force taxpayers to provide landlord relief. 

CAGW Staff July 21, 2020
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The Lack of Federal Privacy Policy Causes Inconsistency with Tracing Apps

Many states have adopted contact tracing, but there are concerns with the lack of federal privacy policy. 

Frances Floresca July 16, 2020
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States Should Cut Spending, Not Raise Taxes

State governments should be focused on cutting spending to offset revenue losses, not raising taxes.  

CAGW Staff July 1, 2020
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Successes with Deregulation and COVID-19

In May, President Trump issued Executive Order (EO) 13924 to combat the economic consequences of the coronavirus.

Elizabeth Wright June 12, 2020

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