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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 oversee a fully transparent, public spectrum auction to ensure taxpayers – not a private consortium of foreign-based satellite companies - reap the benefits that tens of billions of dollars would bring in through a public auction. 

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."

CAGW Joins Coalition Concerned About Private Sale of C-band Spectrum

April 10, 2019

Chairman Ajit Pai                                                          
Federal Communications Commission                     
445 12th Street, SW                                                    
Washington, D.C. 20554                                            

CCAGW Urges Opposition to H.R. 1644

April 8, 2019

U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 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 oppose H.R. 1644, the proposed government takeover of the internet.

CCAGW Vote Alert: Oppose H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act of 2019

April 2, 2019

Committee on Energy and Commerce
U.S. House of Representatives
2125 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Representative,

During tomorrow’s full committee markup, you will consider a government takeover of the internet, H.R. 1644, the Save the Internet Act of 2019.  On behalf of the more than one million members and supports of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I urge you to oppose this legislation.

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Testifies Before Texas State House Committee in Support of HB 3535

(Washington, D.C.) – Yesterday evening, Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) Director of Technology and Telecommunications Policy Deborah Collier testified before the Texas House Committee on State Affairs in support of HB 3535.

Coalition Comments to FCC on KidVid Regulations

March 26, 2019

VIA ELECTRONIC SUBMISSION

Marlene H. Dortch
Secretary
Federal Communications Commission
44512th Street, SW
Washington, DC 20554

Re:   Children’s Television Programming Rules, MB Docket No. 18-202; Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative, MB Docket No. 17-105

Dear Ms. Dortch:

House Energy and Commerce: Coalition Supports Comprehensive Federal Privacy Law

March 28, 2019

The Honorable Frank Pallone, Jr.
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

The Honorable Greg Walden
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

The Honorable Jan Schakowsky
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

The Honorable Cathy McMorris Rodgers
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Representatives Pallone, Walden, Schakowsky, and McMorris Rodgers:

Senate Commerce: Coalition Supports Comprehensive Federal Privacy Law

March 28, 2019

The Honorable Roger Wicker
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Maria Cantwell
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Jerry Moran
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Richard Blumenthal
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senators Wicker, Cantwell, Moran, and Blumenthal:

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CAGW Names Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez March 2019 Porker of the Month

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez is CAGW's Porker of the Month for taking the lead in proposing a “Green New Deal” that would bankrupt America.