Tech-Telecom

Oppose NDAA IT Procurement Provisions

October 23, 2017

Dear Conferee,

On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we urge you to strike sections 881, 883, 884, 885, and 886 from H.R. 2810, the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), as amended by the Senate on September 18, 2017.

Letter to House NDAA Conferees

October 19, 2017

U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C.  20515

Dear Conferee,

You will soon consider in conference H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I respectfully ask you to consider our views on the following provisions:

Letter to Senate NDAA Conferees

October 19, 2017

U.S. Senate
Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Conferee,

You will soon consider in conference H.R. 2810, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).  On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I respectfully ask you to consider our views on the following provisions:

CCAGW Congratulates FCC Chairman Ajit Pai on Senate Confirmation

Today, Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) President Tom Schatz released the following statement following the Senate’s confirmation of Federal Communications Commission Chair Ajit Pai.

Oppose NDAA Information Technology Procurement Provisions

September 18, 2017

Dear Senator,

On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we urge you to strike sections 881, 883, 884, 885, and 886 from S. 1519, the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA).

We believe these provisions would harm taxpayers by promoting costly sole-source, government-based technology concepts over proven private sector solutions; and violating long-standing technology neutral procurement policies. They would also adversely impact intellectual property rights and national security.

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases Prime Cuts 2017

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released Prime Cuts 2017, the latest edition of the group’s comprehensive waste-cutting recommendations that would eliminate unnecessary and ineffective federal programs and spending. 

Bill Addresses International Challenges to Online Privacy

American businesses have taken the lead in cloud computing technologies, enabling citizens around the world to communicate with each other, store photos, videos, and documents with greater security and at lower costs. 

Letter to Federal Communications Commission Regarding TV White Space

September 14, 2017

Chairman Ajit Pai                                          
Commissioner Mignon Clyburn
Commissioner Michael O’Rielly
Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel
Commissioner Brendan Carr

Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Washington, D.C.  20554                            

Connecticut - Oppose Increases in Wireless Taxes

September 14, 2017

Connecticut General Assembly
State Capitol
Hartford, CT 06106

Dear legislators,

On behalf of the 23,109 members and supporters of Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) in Connecticut, I write to urge you to oppose any new wireless taxes, including the proposed budget deal that includes a tax increase of $1.00 per consumer per month. 

Letter to Sec. Chao on V2V Communications

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September 7, 2017

The Honorable Elaine Chao
Secretary
U.S. Department of Transportation
1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E.
Washington, D.C. 20590

Ref: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards: V2V Communications
Docket No. NHTSA-2016-0126

Dear Secretary Chao:

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CAGW Names Sen. Ron Wyden October 2017 Porker of the Month

Sen. Wyden is CAGW's October Porker of the Month for spreading falsehoods about common sense tax reform.