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Passing USMCA Must be Top Fall Priority for Congress

The time has come for the 25-year-old NAFTA to receive a much-needed update.

Time is Ticking on USMCA

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) entered into force, creating a partnership between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that progressively eliminated tariffs and all duties and quantitative restrictions, except for a limited number of agriculture products, traded with Canada, that were eliminated by 2008.

CAGW Sends President Trump Letter Regarding JEDI Contract

July 16, 2019

The President
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20500

Dear Mr. President,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW), I write to urge you to place a hold on awarding the Joint Enterprise Defense Initiative (JEDI) contract until the Department of Defense Office of Inspector General (OIG) has completed its investigation into allegations of impropriety in the development of the contract proposal.

CCAGW Joins Coalition Letter regarding S. 1416, Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Act of 2019

June 24, 2019 

Senator John Cornyn

517 Hart Senate Office Bldg.

Washington, DC  20510 

Dear Senator Cornyn, 

As strong supporters of free markets, property rights and innovation, we write to share our concerns about S.1416, the “Affordable Prescriptions for Patients Act of 2019,” as introduced by you and Sen. Blumenthal (D-CT). 

Digital Video Piracy Isn't Fun and Games

Technology is continually changing, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the video piracy space.  In 2014, CAGW President Tom Schatz and I co-authored a report entitled, Intellectual Property:  Making It Personal, where we discussed the ongoing issues surrounding the protection of intellectual property rights.  In this report, we referred to a study conducted by Envisional, which concluded that more than 99 percent of the traf

On World IP Day - Celebrating and Protecting Sports and their Brands

Each year, April 26 marks the celebration of World IP Day, when the importance of intellectual property rights and the achievements gained from its protection are recognized.  According to the Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) intellectual property (IP) contributes $6.6 trillion to America’s GDP.  In 2019, the World IP Day celebration focuses on sports and the IP that enables past, present, and future athletes to compete and meet their goals.

Coalition Letter: Intellectual Property Guidelines for the 116th Congress

Intellectual Property Guidelines for the 116th Congress

An Open Letter

Members of the 116th Congress:

It is an exciting time for America, particularly in the knowledge-based economy. American entrepreneurship, ingenuity and creativity lead the world, and we believe that intellectual property (IP) rights are a key ingredient to American competitiveness. 

Comments to NTIA on Developing the Administration's Approach to Consumer Privacy

November 8, 2018

Mr. David Redl
Administrator
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
U.S. Department of Commerce
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Room 4725
Attn: Privacy RFC
Washington, D.C. 20230

Re: Comments on Developing the Administration’s Approach to Consumer Privacy (Docket Number: 18021780-8780-01)

Dear Administrator Redl,

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CAGW Names Rep. John Carter August 2019 Porker of the Month

Rep. Carter is CAGW's Porker of the Month for voting for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, which saddles taxpayers with more spending and debt.