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CAGW Releases 10 Principles for Emergency Spending Bills

CAGW offers 10 principles for any legislation related to the coronavirus and other emegency spending bills considered by Congress.

The Congressional JSF Caucus: A Logic-Free Zone

Legislators added $1.7 billion worth of earmarks to fund the acquisition of 16 JSFs.

March 31, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1585688886

Members Introduce Bill to Permanently Ban Earmarks

Legislation has been introduced to make the moratorium on congressional earmarks permanent.

March 12, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1584045172

NASA's Flawed Mission to the Moon

In an era of flourishing commercial alternatives, NASA should reevaluate the manner in which it pursues space flight.

March 12, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1584042168

The Return of Earmarks is Cancelled, For Now

House Democrats abandoned a plan to return to an open system of earmarking.  

February 11, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1581453560

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

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.

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