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The IRS Should Not Fill Out Tax Returns

Proposed tax simplification bills would force taxpayers to convince the IRS when it makes mistakes on their tax bills.

May 10, 2021
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Commissioner Carr's Good Ideas for Broadband

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr recently spoke with CAGW President Tom Schatz about spectrum. Here is an overview of his ideas.

April 19, 2021
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USA Act Targets Zombie Federal Programs

The Unauthorized Spending Accountability Act of 2021 will help eliminate zombie programs in the federal government.

April 14, 2021
Agency Comments

CAGW Submits Comments on 911 Fee Diversions

CAGW filed comments on a proposal to increase transparency in 911 fee diversions by state and local governments.

April 1, 2021
The WasteWatcher

California's Net Neutrality Law Hurts Veterans and All Consumers

California's Net Neutrality law became enforceable on March 25, 2021.  It's harmful effects are now coming to light.

March 30, 2021
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The Asymmetrical Consequences of Symmetrical Speeds

Broadband speed requirements should not be increased when many don't have internet access at the current threshold.

March 25, 2021
Letters to Officials

CAGW files Ex Parte letter with FCC

 On March 22, 2021, CAGW President Tom Schatz met with FCC Commissioner Nathan Simington regarding various topics.

March 23, 2021
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Joins Coalition Urging GSE Housing Reform

CCAGW joins NTU, ATR, and CEI to call on Congress to overhaul Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac federal housing programs.

February 24, 2021
Letters to Officials

CAGW Joins Coalition on Reforming Funding for E-Rate

Coalition provides comments to Federal Communications Commission on reforming the Universal Service Fund E-Rate program.

February 23, 2021
The WasteWatcher

A Silver Anniversary Worth Noting

A path forward for telecommunications on the 25th Anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

February 8, 2021
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Reforms are Needed for Financing the Universal Service Fund

The current funding mechanism for the Universal Service Fund is unsustainable and needs to be reviewed.

January 25, 2021
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FCC Commences C-Band Auction

On February 28, 2020, the FCC adopted a report and order designating a portion of the c-band spectrum to be auctioned for 5G deployment. 

December 8, 2020

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