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CAGW Names Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen October 2021 Porker of the Month

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen our October 2021 Porker of the Month for demanding that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) be allowed to use its pe

CAGW Staff October 14, 2021
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CAGW Names House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Bernie Sanders September 2021 Porkers of the Month

CAGW named House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Sen. Bernie Sanders Porkers of the Month for endangering America’s financial stability with their massive spending plan.

CAGW Staff September 20, 2021
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CAGW Names Sen. Ed Markey August 2021 Porker of the Month

Ed Markey is the for proposing a taxpayer-funded Civilian Climate Corps that would hire millions of people and cost billions of dollars.

CAGW Staff August 19, 2021
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CAGW Names Rep. Peter DeFazio July 2021 Porker of the Month

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named House Transportation Committee Chairman Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) our July 2021 Porker of the Month for introducing the wasteful and earmark-loaded IN

CAGW Staff July 21, 2021
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CAGW Names Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand May 2021 Porker of the Month

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is our May 2021 Porker of the Month for saying “paid leave, child care and caregiving” are all “infrastructure.”

Alexandra Abrams May 20, 2021
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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2020 Congressional Ratings

CCAGW's 2020 Congressional Ratings highlights the voting records of all 535 voting members of Congress.

Alexandra Abrams May 6, 2021
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CAGW Names Rep. Mike Rogers April 2021 Porker of the Month

Rep. Rogers is our April 2021 Porker of the Month for leading the charge to bring back wasteful pork-barrel earmarks.

CAGW Staff April 22, 2021
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CAGW Names Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Sen. Patrick Leahy March 2021 Porkers of the Month

CAGW named Rep. DeLauro and Sen. Leahy Porkers of the Month for bringing back corrupt, costly, and inequitable earmarks.

Alexandra Abrams March 17, 2021
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CCAGW Leads a Coalition Urging Congress to Reject the Restoration of Earmarks

Earmarks are one of the most corrupt, inequitable, and wasteful practices in the history of Congress.

Alexandra Abrams February 23, 2021
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CAGW Names Names Gov. Jim Justice February 2021 Porker of the Month

West Virginia Governor Jim Justice (R) is the Porker of the Month for wanting to throw away nearly $2 trillion of the taxpayers’ money.

Alexandra Abrams February 16, 2021
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CAGW Names Gov. Gavin Newsom January 2021 Porker of the Month

Gov. Gavin Newsom is hurting Californians with his hypocritical and ineffective policies on COVID-19.

CAGW Staff January 25, 2021
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CAGW Names Gov. Andrew Cuomo November 2020 Porker of the Month

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) is our November Porker of the Month for politicizing and delaying the distribution of a new COVID-19 vaccine.

Alexandra Abrams November 19, 2020

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