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Declaration of Dependence

A February 4, 2013 Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report confirmed what taxpayer watchdog groups such as Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) have been warning about for years:

CAGW Staff February 7, 2014
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Just Give Me More Money to Spend

Well, finally a big government politician who admits it.  It’s almost refreshing.  Rep.

CAGW Staff August 7, 2013
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Keeping Internet Access Free of Taxes

On November 1, 2014, the moratorium banning discriminatory taxes on the Internet and taxes on Internet access imposed by the Internet Tax Freedom Act in 1998 will expire.  At the time the legislation was initially enacted, the Internet had...

Deborah Collier August 1, 2013
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Ho Hum

Yesterday, the President traveled to Tennessee to discuss his “new” proposal for spurring on the economy and creating jobs.  He proposes to lower the corporate tax rate and simplify the

CAGW Staff July 31, 2013
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Halting Wireless Tax Increases

The June 2013 early release report on wireless substitution by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) indicates that the percentage of adults and children living in households with wireless only telephone service has b

Deborah Collier June 27, 2013
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The High Taxation of Wireless Service

The adoption of wireless communications has grown from 48.7 million subscribers in 1997 to 321.7 million subscribers in 2012.  Despite the increased use of this innovative technology, the wireless industry is one of the most

Deborah Collier June 12, 2013
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Forever Red in Illinois

As the Illinois legislature winds up the 2013 session by creating a new $750,000 “Forever Green Illinois Program” (it's really there on pp.

Thomas Schatz May 31, 2013
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Nothing New Under the IRS Sun

By now I am sure you have heard that the IRS targeted and harassed Tea Party and conservative groups that were trying to obtain non-profit status.  If a group used words like “tea party” or “patriot” in their organization’s name or the phrase “...

CAGW Staff May 15, 2013
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Same old thing: Tax and Spend

We were provided a joint analysis of President Obama’s budget by the House and Senate Republican Budget Committees.

CAGW Staff April 11, 2013
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IRS Spent $60,000 on Star Trek and Gilligan's Island Parody Videos

If you thought that there couldn't possibly be any other embarrassing details about  federal agency conference spending, I regret to inform you that you were wrong.

CAGW Staff March 25, 2013
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Last Night's Biggest Snub? Taxpayers

Last night, as you may have heard, America's film industry threw itself a massive party, and while some of the attendees looked to be in danger of starving, none of them looked especially poor. Anyhow, today the media is buzzing over Ang Lee's upset...

CAGW Staff February 25, 2013
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911 Funds Should Support 911 Functions

The 911 system is a valuable emergency communications tool available nationwide, and supported, in part, through fees typically designated as either 911 funds or enhanced 911 (E-911) fees.

Deborah Collier February 20, 2013

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