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CAGW Releases 2017 Congressional Pig Book

Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2017 Congressional Pig Book, the 25th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending. 

Vote NO on the Purple Line - Transportation - Maryland

The Honorable Lawrence J. Hogan

Governor of Maryland

100 State Circle

Annapolis, Maryland 21401

 

The Honorable Peter V.R. Franchot

Comptroller of Maryland

80 Calvert Street

Annapolis, Maryland 21404

 

The Honorable Nancy K. Kopp

Maryland State Treasurer

80 Calvert Street

Annapolis, Maryland 21404

Dear Governor Hogan, Comptroller Franchot, and Treasurer Kopp,

Vote YES on HB 2108, the Virginia Broadband Deployment Act - Wireless Infrastructure - Virginia

Virginia House of Delegates

Committee on Commerce and Labor

1000 Bank Street

Richmond, VA 23219

 

Dear Delegate,

On behalf of the more than 44,986 members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste in the Commonwealth of Virginia, I urge you to support H.B. 2108, the Virginia Broadband Deployment Act, which will bring transparency and accountability to state and city broadband spending.

Flake, et al. to POTUS: Veto Earmarks!

On Tuesday, March 7, 2017, at a time when the U.S. House of Representatives is contemplating a return to the “insidious” practice of “earmarking,” U.S. Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), joined by a handful of his colleagues, wrote to President Donald J. Trump urging the nation’s chief executive to veto any legislation that includes earmarks.  According to Sen.

CAGW Releases February 2017 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
February 24, 2017  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its February 2017 WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues affecting American taxpayers.  The stories from its February edition of WasteWatcher are listed in part as follows:

To Chairman Sessions: Do Not Restore Earmarks

February 15, 2017

The Honorable Pete Sessions
Chairman, Committee on Rules
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Chairman Sessions,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I am writing in response to reports that your committee plans to facilitate a discussion on the issue of “congressionally directed spending,” better known as earmarks.

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Citizens Against Government Waste Names Former Rep. Jason Chaffetz July 2017 Porker of the Month

Rep. Chaffetz is CAGW's July Porker of the Month for advocating for taxpayer-funded housing for members of Congress