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FCC Works Through the Mid-Band Spectrum

On July 12, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to adopt an Order and Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Expanding Flexible Use of the 3.7 to 4.2 GHz Band (GN Docket No. 18-122).

Coalition Supports the T-Mobile and Sprint Merger

June 26, 2018

The Honorable Michael S. Lee
United States Senate
361A Russell Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Charles E. Grassley
United States Senate
135 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

The Honorable Amy Klobuchar
United States Senate
302 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, DC 20510

Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds Generational White House Reorganization Plan

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) hailed the White House’s plan to reform and reorganize the federal government for the 21st century.

Coalition Supports the Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative

June 21, 2018

The Honorable Ajit Pai
Federal Communications Commission
445 12th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20554

Dear Chairman Pai

On behalf of our organizations, we write to express our support of the Modernization of Media Regulation Initiative to update obsolete Federal Communications Commission (FCC) “Kid Vid” rules on children's television programming.

Citizens Against Government Waste Disagrees with SCOTUS Decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) expressed disappointment after the Supreme Court’s decision allowing states to force private companies to collect online sales taxes.

FCC Should Focus on Economic Benefits of T-Mobile/Sprint Merger

On June 18, 2018, T-Mobile and Sprint submitted their requests with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for approval to merge their companies together to form a stronger, more nimble company called New T-Mobile.  With this merger request, one can expect the usual outcry of those who believe that competition of three is anti-competitive, and the wireless marketplace requires a fourth competitor. 

The Internet is Alive and Well as of June 11, 2018

On June 11, 2018, the Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO) went into effect.  The hysteria over its impact nearly rivaled the doomsday scenarios created around January 1, 2000, when wild claims were made that every computer system in the world would be unable to adjust to the new century. 

Feds Need to Protect Taxpayer Information Better

Consumers are becoming increasingly aware of the risk online activities pose to privacy and data security following the Equifax data breach and Cambridge Analytica’s use of social media sites to collect information about potential voters.  It is understandable that consumers are concerned about how private companies protect their information; what should be of greater concern is whether the federal governmen

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Condemns Senate’s Vote to Repeal Internet Freedom Order

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) President Tom Schatz released the following statement condemning the Senate’s passage of S. J. Res. 52, a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would nullify the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO).

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Urges Senate to Preserve Internet Freedom

For Immediate Release
Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318

May 15, 2018
 

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) sent a letter to the U.S. Senate, urging them to oppose S. J. Res. 52, a Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution that would nullify the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) Restoring Internet Freedom Order (RIFO).

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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.