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CCAGW Urges Senators to Include House JEDI Provision in DOD Approps

September 27, 2019

U.S. Senate
Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I write to urge you to recede to the provision in the House-passed version of the fiscal year 2020 Department of Defense (DOD) Appropriations Act related to the Joint Enterprise Defense Initiative (JEDI) contract and continued oversight of the DOD’s information technology (IT) modernization efforts. 

A National Framework is Needed for Privacy Protection

Congress must promptly address consumer data privacy.

September 16, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1568642619

Time is Ticking on USMCA

In 1994, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) entered into force, creating a partnership between the U.S., Canada, and Mexico that progressively eliminated tariffs and all duties and quantitative restrictions, except for a limited number of agriculture products, traded with Canada, that were eliminated by 2008.

September 10, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1568124727

CAGW Statement on T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

CAGW urges the FCC to approve the draft order issue by Chairman Pai.

Federal Spectrum Turf War Could Hand 5G Victory to China

Our most dangerous adversaries could be given a massive technological advantage that will be difficult to overcome.

August 12, 2019 — Thomas Schatz 1565632037

Elizabeth Warren’s Broadband Boondoggle

This is stimulus 2.0 that will sink our country deeper into debt. 

August 7, 2019 — Alexandra Abrams 1565208769

Modern Television Laws Can Prevent Blackouts

The blackouts occur because Congress has failed to update the telecommunications laws.

August 7, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1565193371

Hope Ahead for VA/DOD Interoperability

In 1982, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DOD) were charged by Congress to share patient information for servicemembers transitioning from DOD into the VA health care system.  This transition process has been anything but seamless, with medical records being attached to gurneys each time a patient was moved, and hundreds of millions of dollars being wasted trying to develop an interoperable medical records system between the two departments. 

August 7, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1565182762

CAGW Joins Coalition Letter Supporting Clarification of Cable Franchise Fees

This Order marks an important step forward in the Commission’s efforts to reduce regulatory obstacles to the swift deployment of wired and wireless broadband infrastructure.

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