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CBO’s 2020 Economic Outlook Shows Trillion-Dollar Deficits Are Here To Stay

Unsurprisingly, the United States’ fiscal outlook remains dreadful.

February 6, 2020 — Peter Klensch 1581015880

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.  

January 14, 2020 — Leslie Paige 1579037316

New USDA SNAP Rules and Work Requirements Come at the Perfect Time for Job Seekers

The December 2019 jobs report, released on January 10, 2020 confirms what everyone already knows; the economy is strong and the jobs market is robust. 

The U.S. added 145,000 new jobs in December, the unemployment rate persisted at a fifty-year low of 3.5 percent, and average earnings rose slightly, with the year over year gain at 2.9 percent.

January 10, 2020 — Leslie Paige 1578673914

CAGW Encourages FAA to Support Enhanced ADS-C Systems

CAGW asks the FAA to implement enhanced ADS-C systems as a cost-effective, failsafe means to comply with scheduled changes to minimum separation standards in U.S. oceanic airspace.

CCAGW Urges Representatives to Oppose H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158

CCAGW urges lawmakers to oppose two omnibus appropriations bills that will cost taxpayers $1.37 trillion.

CCAGW Urges Senators to Oppose Costly Provisions in S. 1895

CCAGW urges senators to avoid adding Sections 205 and 306 of S. 1895 to an omnibus appropriation, continuing resolution, or other must-pass bill.

Coalition Opposes Jamming Surprise Billing Deal Onto Year-End Legislation

CCAGW joins coalition urging Members of Congress to avoid forcing any surprise billing proposal into year-end legislation.

CCAGW Urges Republicans to Oppose Price-Control Provisions in Appropriations Package

CCAGW urges Senators to oppose any price control, or similar mandate, that may be offered as an amendment to any end-of-the-year continuing resolution or omnibus appropriations bill.

New USDA Rule Will Help Reduce SNAP Abuse and Encourage Work

The program today has little meaningful oversight and is persistently susceptible to fraud.

December 5, 2019 — Leslie Paige 1575563995

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