Oversight | Council For Citizens Against Government Waste


House Appropriations Imposes Limits on JEDI Contract

The House Appropriations Committee released its report to accompany the Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations bill for fiscal year 2020.  Included in the report is language that would restrict the expenditure of funds for the DOD’s Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud procurement.

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.

Texas - Oppose HB 2536

May 15, 2019

Senate Business and Commerce Committee
Sam Houston Building
201 E 14th Street
Austin, Texas  78711

Dear Senator,

Minnesota - Oppose Counterproductive Pharmaceutical Transparency Language in Omnibus Bill

May 6, 2019

House and Senate Conference Committee
Omnibus Health and Human Services Finance Division Bill
Minnesota Legislature
95 University Avenue, West
Saint Paul, MN  55155

Dear Conferee,

CCAGW Joins Coalition in Support of H.R. 2505, the USA Act

May 6, 2019

The Honorable Cathy McMorris Rodgers
United States House of Representatives
1035 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Representative McMorris Rodgers:

CAGW Joins Coalition Urging DOL to Provide Government Access to Union Finances

May 2, 2019

The Honorable R. Alexander Acosta
Department of Labor
200 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20210

Dear Secretary Acosta:

RSC Budget Provides Only Clear Path Toward Fiscal Responsibility

The national debt stands at more than $22 trillion, with trillion-dollar deficits right around the corner.  Entitlement spending continues to rise and is projected to make up 60 percent of spending for Fiscal Year (FY) 2020.  Social Security will exceed its income in 2020 for the first time since 1982 and Medicare is set to become insolvent by out in 2026. 

Minnesota - Oppose SF 1098

April 9, 2019

Senate Judiciary and Public Safety Finance
and Policy Committee
Minnesota Senate Building
95 University Avenue, West
Saint Paul, MN 55155

Dear Senator,

Coalition to Congress: Support H.R. 1957, the Taxpayer First Act of 2019

April 8, 2019

Open Letter to Congress: Support H.R. 1957, the Taxpayer First Act of 2019

Dear Member of Congress,

CCAGW Urges House to Oppose H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act

March 26, 2019

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

Dear Representative,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I urge you to vote against the ill-advised H.R. 7, the Paycheck Fairness Act, which would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act to require companies to show any pay disparities between men and women in its workforce.


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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.