Finance | Council For Citizens Against Government Waste


Coalition Supports Repeal of the Office of Financial Research

May 15, 2019

Dear Senators Cruz, Tillis and Cotton and Representatives Budd, Mooney and Davidson:

On behalf of the undersigned organizations, we write to express our support for your legislation to eliminate the Office of Financial Research, a duplicative and opaque agency created from Dodd-Frank and without congressional oversight.

CAGW Submits Comments to Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection on Payday Lending Rule

May 14, 2019

The Honorable Kathy Kraninger
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
1700 G Street, NW
Washington, D.C., 20552

Dear Director Kraninger:

Coalition Opposes Federal Reserve's Real-Time Payment Takeover

May 1, 2019

An Open Letter to Members of Congress: Stop the Fed’s Real-Time Payment Takeover

Dear Members of Congress,

Coalition Supports Rescinding Payday Loan Rule

April 23, 2019

The Honorable Kathleen Kraninger
Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection 1700 G Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20552

Re: Proposed Rule on Payday, Vehicle Title, and Certain High-Cost Installment Loans

Dear Director Kraninger,

The undersigned organizations write in strong support of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection’s decision to rescind portions of the Payday, Vehicle Title, and High-Cost Installment Loans Rule and to delay the compliance date for certain provisions contained in the rule.

CAGW Joins Coalition to Support FHFA Rule on Alternative Credit Score Models

March 21, 2019

Alfred M. Pollard, General Counsel
Federal Housing Finance Agency
400 Seventh St. NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20219

Attention: Comments/ RIN 2590-AA98: Validation and Approval of Credit Score Models by Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

Dear Mr. Pollard,

CAGW Joins Coalition Letter in Support of Volcker Rule Relief

March 11, 2019

The Honorable Jerome Powell
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20551

The Honorable Jelena McWilliams
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
550 17th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20429

The Honorable Joseph Otting
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency
400 7th Street, SW, Suite 3E-218
Washington, DC 20219

CCAGW and NTU Urge Immediate Reforms to FHFA

February 13, 2019

The Honorable Joseph Otting
Acting Director
Federal Housing Finance Agency
400 7th St. SW
Washington, D.C. 20219

Dear Comptroller Otting,

Citizens Against Government Waste Submits Recommendations for President Trump’s Nickel Plan

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) sent letters to 16 federal departments and agencies detailing potential spending cuts that could be made in furtherance of President Trump’s “nickel plan” for an across the board 5 percent budget cut, which he announced on October 17, 2018.

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases $3.1 trillion in Waste-Cutting Recommendations

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released Prime Cuts 2018, the latest edition of the group’s comprehensive waste-cutting recommendations that would eliminate unnecessary and ineffective federal programs and spending. 


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CAGW Names Sen. Elizabeth Warren May 2019 Porker of the Month

Sen. Warren is CAGW's Porker of the Month for proposing a taxpayer-funded student loan bailout and "free" college.