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Congress Requests GAO Investigation into Broadband Overbuild

On February 13, 2013, the House Committee on Energy and Commerce held a hearing on the broadband stimulus programs managed by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) and the Rural Utilities Service (RUS).

March 13, 2013 — Deborah Collier 1363218989

More Hysterics from Organizing for Action

Just got hold of yet another email from Organizing for Action, President Obama’s perpetual campaign operation, about the sequester.

March 11, 2013 — CAGW Staff 1363045024

Time to Act on IG Recommendations

The House and Senate (after four years) Budget Committees will mark up the fiscal year (FY) 2014 budget resolution next week.

March 8, 2013 — Thomas Schatz 1362798576

Delivering a Turnaround to the Postal Service

The United States Postal Service (USPS) is broken. It is fixable.

March 4, 2013 — CAGW Staff 1362442573

Prime Cuts 2013

On the eve of sequestration, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released Prime Cuts 2013, our annual comprehensive list of spending cuts.

February 28, 2013 — Thomas Schatz 1362103060

What If You Manufactured a Crisis, and No One Panicked?

On Friday, March 1st, 2013, the Second Mayan Apocalypse will occur – or so President Obama might have you believe.

February 27, 2013 — William Christian 1362027456

The Madness of King Barack?

Washington Post Associate Editor and uber-journo Bob Woodward has been blurting out all kinds of cogent things lately, most of it is giving the White House fits. But he is saying what many people are thinking.

February 27, 2013 — Leslie Paige 1362024559

Last Night's Biggest Snub? Taxpayers

Last night, as you may have heard, America's film industry threw itself a massive party, and while some of the attendees looked to be in danger of starving, none of them looked especially poor. Anyhow, today the media is buzzing over Ang Lee's upset and the 22-year-old Jennifer Lawrence's win for Best Actress.  However, before the Oscars began, Glenn Reynolds (of Instapundit fame) pointed out an Oscar injustice that should have moviegoers across the country livid: the billions in tax breaks and giveaways handed to movie studios each year. Here's Reynolds, from Saturday's Wall Street Journal.

February 25, 2013 — CAGW Staff 1361847841

Never Ending Problems for the F-35

For the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF), trouble has again reared its ugly head. Just two years after the F-35B was placed on “probation” by former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, the Department of Defense (DOD) has grounded all three variants of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) as a “precautionary measure.”   This after an inspection turned up a cracked turbine blade on the F-35A variant, designed for the Air Force.

February 22, 2013 — Sean Kennedy 1361590095

The Right Stuff to Cut

Incoming Joint Economic Committee Chairman Kevin Brady's (R-Texas) National Review Online op-ed, "What Kind of Cuts Grow the Economy," makes it clear that the right kind of spending cuts will increase economic growth and create jobs. 

February 21, 2013 — Thomas Schatz 1361500100

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