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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. 

CCAGW Objects to Record-setting Earmarks

CCAGW sends a letter to the House objecting to record-setting earmarks in H.R. 7608. Earmarks include $20 million for The Asia Foundation and $19.7 million for the East-West Center. 

 

The HEROES Act Will Prevent Americans From Getting Back to Work

The $3 trillion HEROES Act epitomizes everything that is wrong with the D.C. borrow-and-spend mindset. 

May 19, 2020 — CAGW Staff 1589913628

Coalition Rejects State and Local Bailouts in HEROES Act

CCAGW joins coalition urging lawmakers to reject provisions in the HEROES Act that would provide bailouts for state and local governments.

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