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Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2019 Congressional Pig Book

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2019 Congressional Pig Book, the 27th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

June 12, 2019
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Media Alert: 2019 Congressional Pig Book to Be Released This Wednesday, June 12, 2019

(Washington, D.C.) –The little pink book that makes Washington, D.C. squirm is back and bigger than ever.  Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release the 2019 Congressional Pig Book at a press conference this Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at...

June 10, 2019
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Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds Senate GOP’s Permanent Earmark Ban

Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz released the following statement applauding the Senate Republican Conference for voting to adopt a permanent ban on pork-barrel earmarks.  CAGW has supported a permanent ban since...

May 23, 2019
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Broad Conservative Coalition Opposes Binding Arbitration Price Controls in Medicare

(Washington, D.C.) – The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) led a coalition of 26 fiscally conservative organizations to send a letter to House and Senate leaders strongly opposing the use of binding arbitration in Medicare Part B...

May 20, 2019
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Citizens Against Government Waste Disappointed in President Trump’s Comments on Foreign Importation of Prescription Drugs

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz released the following statement expressing disappointment that President Donald Trump’s May 9, 2019 comments that his administration would allow prescription...

May 9, 2019
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Veterans Affairs Scandal Deniers Still Consume the Swamp

Washington Examiner: Unfortunately, there are still far too many in Washington that deny the VA scandal’s intensity or try to obscure its pervasiveness.

April 26, 2019
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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Urges Gov. DeSantis to Reject Prescription Drug Price Controls

(Washington, D.C.) –  Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) President Tom Schatz sent a letter to Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-Fla.) urging him to reject HB 19 and SB 1528 on the grounds that they would allow the importation of potentially...

April 25, 2019
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Citizens Against Government Waste Report Finds Plan for Private Spectrum Sale Could Cost Taxpayers Billions

Washington, D.C. -- Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released a report entitled, “The Race to 5G:  Protecting Taxpayers through Spectrum Auctions.”  The report emphasized the need for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to...

April 17, 2019
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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Statement on House Passage of the Government Takeover of the Internet

(Washington, D.C.)– Today, Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) President Tom Schatz issued the following statement strongly criticizing the House of Representatives for passing H.R. 1644, the “Save the Internet Act."

April 10, 2019
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Citizens Against Government Waste Releases Analysis of Minnesota Opioid Tax

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released an analysis of misguided provisions in Gov.  Tim Walz’s (D-Minn.) budget that would impose new taxes on pharmaceutical drugs in the name of halting the opioid crisis.

April 9, 2019
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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2018 Congressional Ratings

(Washington, D.C.) – The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) today released its 2018 Congressional Ratings, highlighting the voting records of all 535 voting members of Congress during the second session of the 115th Congress.

April 3, 2019
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CCAGW Honors Sen. Pat Toomey for Being a "Taxpayer Super Hero"

Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) applauded Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) for his relentless and unwavering support of the fiscal interests of American taxpayers while serving in Congress.

April 3, 2019

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