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Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Senators to Sign Senator Blackburn's Letter Regarding Surprise Billing

CCAGW urges senators to sign onto Senator Marsha Blackburn's letter regarding surprise billing.

Frances Floresca December 4, 2020
Op-Eds

Student borrowers, not taxpayers, should be on the hook for their own debt

Washington Examiner: Erasing student loans will do more harm to students and the economy in the long run.

CAGW Staff December 2, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Canada Says Drug Imports Are Not Happening

Importing supposedly less expensive drugs from Canada was a fool’s errand and a waste of valuable federal and state tax dollars.

Elizabeth Wright December 2, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Critical Waste Issues for Defense Authorization Conferees

The House and Senate are currently negotiating the final bill language for the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.  There are certain critifcal waste issues in the legislation that should be addressed before final passage.

Deborah Collier December 1, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Pai’s Policies at the FCC Should Be Continued

It is sad to imagine an FCC without the candor, intelligence, and wit of the outgoing Chairman.

Thomas Schatz November 30, 2020
The WasteWatcher

New Rules Will Fail to Lower Drug Prices

On Friday, November 20, President Trump announced two interim rules that he claims will lower drug costs in Medicare Parts B and D. That is not accurate.

Elizabeth Wright November 24, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Most Favored Nation Policy Is Unfavorable to U.S. Biopharmaceutical Research

Back in September, President Trump signed an Executive Order ordering the Department of Health and Human Services to implement a most favored nation (MFN) policy for pharmaceutical reimbursement in Medicare.

Elizabeth Wright November 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Strike Three for the Pentagon

For the third straight year, the Department of Defense was unable to pass a clean audit.  The Pentagon now estimates that it will need another seven years to accomplish this task.

Sean Kennedy November 19, 2020
Press Release

CAGW Names Gov. Andrew Cuomo November 2020 Porker of the Month

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) is our November Porker of the Month for politicizing and delaying the distribution of a new COVID-19 vaccine.

Alexandra Abrams November 19, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Gov. Ralph Northam Signs Legislation Extending Telemedicine to Help Virginians

Governor Northam (D) signed two bills which would allow medical services to be provided through telemedicine in Virginia. 

Frances Floresca November 18, 2020
Letters to Officials

CAGW Joins Coalition Letter To FCC on 12 GHz Spectrum

CAGW joined a coalition of concerned groups who envision the current use of the 12 GHz spectrum as a means to encourage broadband deployment and competition. 

Cody Leach November 17, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Biden Advisor Emmanuel Has the Wrong Prescription for COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel has been appointed to Joe Biden's coronavirus task force. He is remembered for being a chief architect of Obamacare and penning an article “Why I Hope to Die at 75."  Will he determine who gets a COVID-19 vaccine first?

Elizabeth Wright November 17, 2020

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