Appropriations | Council For Citizens Against Government Waste


Biden Budget Doubles Down on Harmful Policies

The President's proposed budget would erode state authority, devastate the economy, and undermine national security.

April 8, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1649423578

CCAGW Urges House of Representatives to Oppose H.R. 3807

H.R. 3807 provides $55 billion in additional pandemic relief that would cause inflation to rise and waste taxpayer money. 

Congress Earmarks $3 Million for Palo Alto History Museum

An earmark for the Palo Alto History Museum shows the lengths lawmakers are willing to go to divert money better spent elsewhere.

March 15, 2022 — Ryan Lanier 1647360729

Congress Should not Use Ukraine As an Excuse to Fund a Socialist Agenda

Congress should avoid using Ukraine or the COVID-19 pandemic as a means to pass a socialist agenda. 

March 9, 2022 — Christina Herrin 1646844858

IRS Backlog Already Threatening 2022 Tax Season

Taxpayers should expect long wait times to receive a refund or an answer to their questions. 

February 17, 2022 — Eric Maus 1645124696

The New Year Is a New Chance to Restore Fiscal Sanity

Congress should resolve to pass policies that are fiscally responsible and alleviate the effects of inflation. 

January 25, 2022 — Eric Maus 1643144482

CCAGW Joins Coalition Opposing Additional COVID-19 Stimulus Bills

It is possible for the government to combat the effects of the omicron variant without saddling America's taxpayers with debt.

GAO Recommends Greater Transparency on Government Spending

The Treasury Department should follow GAO's recommendations and make spending websites more user-friendly and transparent

December 22, 2021 — Eric Maus 1640200680

The Pentagon Must Be Held Accountable for its Budget Increase

Members of Congress again fail to hold the Pentagon accountable for shoddy financial management and wasteful spending.

October 26, 2021 — Sean Kennedy 1635264228

States Must Use Caution When Spending ARPA Funds to Avoid Waste

State leaders will have to allocate ARPA funds with caution to avoid supporting wasteful and unsustainable projects.

October 14, 2021 — Ryan Lanier 1634223871

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