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Unemployment

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States Focus on Getting People Back to Work

As businesses reopen, people wonder what will happen to their unemployment benefits if they decide to not return to work when their employers ask them. 

Frances Floresca May 22, 2020
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The HEROES Act Will Prevent Americans From Getting Back to Work

The $3 trillion HEROES Act epitomizes everything that is wrong with the D.C. borrow-and-spend mindset. 

CAGW Staff May 19, 2020
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A Closed Economy is a Health Issue Too

A closed economy causes many healthcare problems and points to the need to reopening our country's businesses as soon as possible.

Elizabeth Wright April 28, 2020
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CBO Budget Outlook Projects Debt Disaster is on the Horizon

On January 28, 2019, the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) released its annual Budget and Economic Outlook for 2019 to 2029 and unsurprisingly, the United States’ fiscal outlook remains dreadful.

Peter Klensch January 29, 2019
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The War on (Minimum) Wage Payers

Our nation’s Founding Fathers never intended to put the government in charge of picking winners and losers, but as citizens look more and more to Uncle Sam for special favors and handouts, that is precisely what is happening.

CAGW Staff September 23, 2014
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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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It's All in the Numbers

Last week, we got the jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).  They reported a job gain of 162,000 for the month of July.  There wasn’t a lot of hoopla about it because the numbers were pretty pathetic.

CAGW Staff August 6, 2013

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