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The WasteWatcher

Legislation Introduced to Further Music Copyright Modernization

New bi-partisan legislation would give creators of music and other programs broadcast by AM/FM radio stations control over their intellectual property.

Deborah Collier November 25, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Two Trump Administration Proposed Rules Promise Less Government Waste and More Transpareny in Healthcare

The Trump administration recently released two proposed rules.  One is designed to bring more fiscal integrity to Medicaid, a federal and state program with shared dollars that are used to provide healthcare for low-income people.  The other rule is...

Elizabeth Wright November 22, 2019
The WasteWatcher

STELAR Expiring Soon to a Satellite Near You

Every five years, the Satellite Television Extension and Localism Act Reauthorization (STELAR) expires, and every five years Congress scrambles to extend the authorization.  In the past, some have seen the reauthorization as an opportunity to refine...

Deborah Collier November 21, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Intractable F-35 Problems Continue

The federal government's primary weapons tester as well as chief watchdog report on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter's poor reliability.  The problems are likely to continue unabated. 

Sean Kennedy November 18, 2019
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Joins Coalition to Support Open Competition Legislation for Infrastructure Projects

CCAGW joins coalition to support H.R. 4687, the SMART Infrastructure Act.

member (not verified) November 15, 2019
The WasteWatcher

USPS Ends Another Fiscal Year With Billion-Dollar Losses

There is no doubt that the USPS is facing a serious financial crisis.

Peter Klensch November 15, 2019
Letters to Officials

Coalition Urges Congress to Oppose Attaching Multiemployer Pensions Bailout to USMCA

November 15, 2019 Dear Senators and Representatives:

member (not verified) November 15, 2019
The WasteWatcher

When Will Politicians Learn, Price Controls Do Not Work?

A new bill would create an independent federal agency that would determine and regulate the cost of prescription medications.

Elizabeth Wright November 14, 2019
Letters to Officials

Coalition Submits Criteria for Next Postmaster General to USPS Board of Governors

November 14, 2019 The Honorable Robert M. Duncan Chairman Board of Governors United States Postal Service 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW Washington, DC 20260 Dear Chairman Duncan,

member (not verified) November 14, 2019
Op-Eds

Don’t Reauthorize the Export-Import Bank —Defund it

Washington Examiner: As federal spending and budget deficits continue to grow, ending cronyism and corporate welfare is more crucial than ever.

Thomas Schatz November 14, 2019
Op-Eds

Continuity of Medical Care for Veterans Jeopardized by VA

Military Times: The VHA has both a massive backlog of medical records and insufficient resources to ensure the accuracy of the medical records.

Deborah Collier November 14, 2019
Letters to Officials

Coalition Urges Congress to Avoid Jamming Surprise Billing Into Year-End Package

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McConnell, Leader McCarthy, and Leader Schumer:

member (not verified) November 14, 2019

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