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House Democrats Going Big in Green New Deal Corporate Giveaways

House Ways and Means Chairman Neal wants to go big on green energy package. 

CCAGW Urges Opposition to H.R. 1941, H.R. 205, and H.R. 1146

CCAGW urges House to oppose bills that would prevent access to new sources of offshore energy.

Passing USMCA Must be Top Fall Priority for Congress

The time has come for the 25-year-old NAFTA to receive a much-needed update.

Ohio - Oppose HB 6

July 17, 2019

Ohio Statehouse
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, Ohio 43215-4275

Dear Senator,

You will soon consider HB 6, the Ohio Clean Air Program, sponsored by Reps. Jamie Callender (R-Concord Township) and Shane Wilkin (R-Hillsboro).  On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I urge you to oppose this legislation.

CCAGW Vote Alert: Support Amendment 7 to H.R. 3494

July 16, 2019

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

Dear Representative,

New York’s Green New Deal Faces Some Inconvenient Truths

On June 19, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo indicated he would be willing to sign the Climate and Community Protection Act into law.

Ohio's Nonsensical Nuclear Bailout Moves Forward

Like a giant pink bat signal, an inflatable pig owned by Bowling Green protestors drew attention back on Ohio’s proposal to bailout failing nuclear companies.

Creating a New Environmental Crisis

It has been said that one should never let a serious crisis go to waste.  It could just as easily be said, “if there is no crisis, make one up to try to compel action and raise money.”

Interior Reforms Contain the Unnecessary Expansion of Federal Lands

Under the Trump administration, the Department of the Interior (DOI) continues to purge itself of chronic waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.  This includes a historic reorganization plan to consolidate land regions from more than 50 down to 13 and the creation of an online grant database to enhance transparency, accountability, and efficiency.  

U.S. Must Guard Against Trade War Escalation Using Rare Earth Elements

As the U.S.-China trade war escalates, rare earth elements have become a focal point of economic tension.  Described as an “ace in Beijing's hand", China produces 81 percent of the world’s rare earth elements, with the U.S. importing 80 percent of its rare earths from the Sleeping Giant.  Despite these figures, Chinese dominance over U.S.

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CAGW Names Rep. John Carter August 2019 Porker of the Month

Rep. Carter is CAGW's Porker of the Month for voting for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, which saddles taxpayers with more spending and debt.