Oversight | Council For Citizens Against Government Waste


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 Opposes H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2019

March 8, 2019

U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Representative,

You will soon consider H.R. 1, the For the People Act of 2019. On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I urge you to oppose this legislation.

CCAGW Joins Coalition Urging Congress to Oppose H.R. 1

February 20, 2019

Dear Speaker Pelosi, Leader McCarthy, Leader McConnell, and Leader Schumer,

We, the undersigned organizations, representing millions of American citizens nationwide, urge you to reject the so-called “For the People Act,” H.R. 1, which would have a chilling effect on free speech in America and federalize all U.S. elections.

CAGW Releases Comprehensive Waste Cutting Proposals for 116th Congress

(Washington, D.C.) –  Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its Critical Waste Issues for the 116th Congress.  The report cuts through the clutter to outline important proposals for smaller and more efficient government.

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,

USPS’s 12 Years of Financial Woe

On November 14, 2018, the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced that, for the 12th year running, it lost money.  While this annual revelation has become something of a dog bites man story, the new, and more alarming news was that the $3.9 billion loss will outstrip its FY 2017 losses, which were $2.7 billion, and its net “controllable” income went from a $610 million profit to a $8

CCAGW Joins Coalition to Support the Fighting Fraud to Protect Care for Seniors Act of 2018

September 4, 2018

The Honorable Peter Roskam
The Honorable Earl Blumenauer
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Congressmen Roskam and Blumenauer:

CCAGW and NTU Urge House Ways and Means Committee Members to Revive Prepayment Review Process for Medicare Claims

November 8, 2018

Committee on Ways and Means
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Representative:

On behalf of our one million-plus members and supporters, we the undersigned encourage you to allow the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Service’s (CMS) Recovery Audit Contracting (RAC) program to establish a permanent, nationwide prepayment claims review process for Medicare to stem the epidemic of wasteful improper payments that continue to plague the program. 


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CAGW Names Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez March 2019 Porker of the Month

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is CAGW's Porker of the Month for taking the lead in proposing a “Green New Deal” that would bankrupt America.