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CCAGW Letter on Amendments to S. Con. Res. 5

CCAGW details support for fiscally responsible amendments to S. Con. Res. 5, the Senate budget reconciliation bill.

Taxpayer Alert - A Massive Stimulus Spending Spree Is Being Unleashed

President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 "relief" and "stimulus" proposal will unleash a massive spending spree that will waste tens of billions of dollars and fail to stimulate the economy.

January 15, 2021 — Thomas Schatz 1610748531

Top 21 Issues for States in 2021

As states prepare for their legislative sessions, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) suggests states should focus on these 21 critical issues. 

December 15, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1608063752

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.

December 1, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1606840585

CAGW Names Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz October 2020 Porker of the Month

Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) is the October 2020 Porker of the Month for trying to exhume scary, wasteful, and horrendous earmarks.

CCAGW Sends Letter to Senate and House Armed Services Leadership Regarding NDAA Provisions

CCAGW sends a letter to the four corners regarding the 2021 National Defense Authorization Act. CCAGW objects to the provisions of both the House and Senate versions of the NDAA that would eliminate the Chief Management Officer (CMO) position.

CCAGW Sends Letter to House Opposing the HEROES Act

CCAGW sends a letter opposing the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment H.R. 925, now known as the HEROES Act. The HEROES Act will cost approximately $2.2 trillion rather than the original $3.5 trillion. While this revised bill has eliminated some wasteful spending from the prior iteration of the HEROES Act, there is still a large wishlist of spending unrelated to the COVID-19 pandemic.

CCAGW Urges California Assembly Appropriations Committee to Oppose SB 1410

CCAGW urges the California Assembly Appropriations Committee to oppose a bill that would defer rent payments.

CCAGW Sends Letter to House on H.R. 7617 Appropriations

CCAGW sends letter to the House on appropriations for Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act. 

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