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RSC Offers Solutions to Boost Government Efficiency During Pandemic

The RSC's commonsense framework will guide America through the pandemic and ensure a speedy economic recovery. 

CAGW Staff May 7, 2020
The WasteWatcher

CARES Act Allocates $1.5 Billion to Bureaucratic Dinosaur

One of the most egregious examples of wasteful spending in the CARES Act is $1.5 billion allocated to the Economic Development Administration.

CAGW Staff May 1, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Medicaid: The Feds Have Failed To Stop the Waste and Mismanagement, Let The States Try

Medicaid is losing billions to waste, fraud, and abuse, and the program is crushing state budgets  The feds haven't been able to fix it.  Let the states try.  

Leslie Paige January 14, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Congress Rushes to Pass Government Funding Package

The $333 billion spending package that Congress has cobbled together to avoid the threat of a partial government shutdown contains lots of giveaways that go beyond keeping the government’s lights on.

Allen Johnson February 14, 2019
The WasteWatcher

DOD’s JEDI Contract Subject to Further Scrutiny

The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud services contract is facing new challenges as the Pentagon investigates potential conflicts of interest by former employees involved in the drafting of the request for proposal (RFP).

Thomas Schatz January 29, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Hawaii Bill Would Use Tax Dollars to Pay Unions

From every paycheck Mark Janus receives, an amount is deducted and sent to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), one of the most powerful unions in America.  Mark is an employee of the Illinois Department of...

Spencer Chretien March 14, 2018
The WasteWatcher

Texas Should Consider Using the Rainy Day Fund Sooner Rather than Later

What will likely turn out to be the largest natural disaster in Texas’ history swept ashore on August 25, 2017.  Hurricane Harvey was the rainiest tropical storm in history to hit the U.S.

Thomas Schatz December 18, 2017

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