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States Should Cut Spending, Not Raise Taxes

State governments should be focused on cutting spending to offset revenue losses, not raising taxes.  

July 1, 2020 — CAGW Staff 1593640292

California’s $100 Billion Nightmare High-Speed Rail Project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has caused a fiscal nightmare for the state. 

July 1, 2020 — CAGW Staff 1593637294

Congressional Inaction on Internet Sales Tax Creates Adverse Reaction in the States

Congressional inaction and a Supreme Court case has caused problems for how states can impose sales taxes on online sales. 

July 1, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1593613867

The Ohio Solution for Getting the Country Back to Work

HB 673 will reduce regulatory barriers to help the state recover and reopen from the coronavirus pandemic.

June 18, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1592498689

CAGW Comments to the FERC on Net Metering

CAGW files comments in favor of New England Ratepayers Association's petition concerning wholesale energy sales. 

CCAGW Urges Support for Deregulation Legislation in Ohio

CCAGW urges members of the House State and Local Government Committee to vote for legislation that would eliminate regulatory barriers for healthcare, education, and businesses to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Federal Mandate on Debt Collection Will Not Help Struggling Consumers

Any future coronavirus relief packages must not include a federal “fix” for utilities’ debt collection.  Doing so will only add to the intense economic pain with which customers and their families are already coping.

June 5, 2020 — Peter Klensch 1591377850

California Legislature Rightfully Criticizes Gov. Newsom for Government Overreach

Members of the California State Legislature have criticized Governor Gavin Newsom for keeping lawmakers in the dark about spending plans. 

June 2, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1591116822

Coalition Urges Congressional Leadership and Chairs to Reverse Provision in the FFCRA

CCAGW joins a coalition urging lawmakers to reverse a provision relating to medicaid funds in the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that could hurt state budgets. 

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