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Coalition Supports the Merger of T-Mobile and Sprint

February 13, 2019

The Honorable Mike Doyle
United States House of Representatives
306 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

The Honorable Bob Latta
United States House of Representatives
2467 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Representatives Doyle, Latta, and Members of the House Energy & Commerce Committee:

CCAGW Joins Coalition Calling for Net Neutrality Legislation

February 7, 2019

Congressman Michael Doyle
Chairman, Communications & Technology Subcommittee House Energy & Commerce Committee
2125 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515

Congressman Robert E. Latta
Ranking Member, Communications & Technology Subcommittee House Energy & Commerce Committee
2125 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515

RE: “Preserving an Open Internet for Consumers, Small Businesses, and Free Speech”

Dear Chairman Doyle and Ranking Member Latta:

Citizens Against Government Waste Pans House Hearing on a Government Takeover of the Internet

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) President Tom Schatz released the following statement following the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Communications and Technology hearing entitled, “Preserving an Open Internet for Consumers, Small Businesses, and Free Speech.”

DOD’s JEDI Contract Subject to Further Scrutiny

The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI) cloud services contract is facing new challenges as the Pentagon investigates potential conflicts of interest by former employees involved in the drafting of the request for proposal (RFP).

Mississippi - Speaker Gunn: Oppose House Bill No. 366

January 23, 2019

Speaker Phil Gunn
State Capitol
Jackson, MS 39201

Dear Speaker Gunn,

On behalf of the 10,639 members of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) in Mississippi, I urge you to oppose House Bill No. 366.  Enactment of this legislation would fail to protect taxpayers, encourage overbuilding of broadband infrastructure, and harm broadband investment.

Mississippi - Lt. Gov. Reeves: Oppose House Bill No. 366

January 23, 2019

Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves
State Capitol
Jackson, MS 39201

Dear Lieutenant Governor Reeves,

On behalf of the 10,639 members of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) in Mississippi, I urge you to oppose House Bill No. 366.  Enactment of this legislation would fail to protect taxpayers, encourage overbuilding of broadband infrastructure, and harm broadband investment.

CAGW Leads Coalition Letter Relating to the DOD JEDI Cloud Services RFP

December 10, 2018

The Honorable Glenn A. Fine
Principal Deputy Inspector General
U.S. Department of Defense – Office of Inspector General
4800 Mark Center Drive
Alexandria, VA 22350-1500

Dear Acting Inspector General Fine,

CAGW Joins Coalition Advocating for Television White Space Technology

December 4, 2018

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

Commissioner Michael O’Rielly
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW
Washington, D.C. 20554

Comments to the FCC regarding the Regulatory Status of Mobile Messaging Services (WT Docket No. 08-7)

Before the

FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

Washington, D.C.  20554

 

In the matter of

 

Petition of Twilio, Inc., Seeking a Declaratory Ruling Clarifying the Regulatory Status of Mobile Messaging Services

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WT Docket No. 08-7

 

Reply Comments of

Thomas A. Schatz

President

Citizens Against Government Waste

 

December 17, 2015

 

Farm Bill Conferees Should Avoid Broadband Overbuild

Broadband overbuild using taxpayer dollars has been an ongoing problem across this country.  Some providers will obtain a grant or loan from a federal agency to build out broadband in rural communities and then use the funding to either deploy or upgrade equipment where broadband already exists rather than spend taxpayer resources on unserved communities where the cost to build networks is much higher.

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CAGW Names Rep. John Carter August 2019 Porker of the Month

Rep. Carter is CAGW's Porker of the Month for voting for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, which saddles taxpayers with more spending and debt.