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CAGW Releases February 2017 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
February 24, 2017  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its February 2017 WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues affecting American taxpayers.  The stories from its February edition of WasteWatcher are listed in part as follows:

To Chairman Sessions: Do Not Restore Earmarks

February 15, 2017

The Honorable Pete Sessions
Chairman, Committee on Rules
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Chairman Sessions,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I am writing in response to reports that your committee plans to facilitate a discussion on the issue of “congressionally directed spending,” better known as earmarks.

CAGW Releases Comprehensive Waste Cutting Proposals for 115th Congress

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
February 13, 2017  

(Washington, D.C.) –  Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its Critical Waste Issues for the 115th Congress.  The report cuts through the clutter to outline important proposals for smaller and more efficient government. 

Vote YES to Confirm Rep. Mulvaney for Director of OMB

February 2, 2017

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

Dear Senator,

You will soon consider the nomination of Rep. John Michael “Mick” Mulvaney (R-S.C.) to become the director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).  On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I strongly support Rep. Mulvaney’s confirmation to this post.

Vote YES to CRA Resolutions

February 1, 2017

U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C.  20515

Dear Representative,

You will soon consider a number of resolutions that will disapprove rules offered within the last six months of the Obama Administration, pursuant to the Congressional Review Act.  On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I urge you to support the following resolutions:

Media Alert: CAGW Joins Republican Study Committee Special Briefing on Congressional Earmarks

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
January 31, 2017  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste President Tom Schatz will join several Members of Congress and the Heritage Foundation in hosting a special Republican Study Committee (RSC) briefing, “Earmarks? When Pigs Fly!”

Taxpayer Coalition to Oversight & Government Reform Committee: Support MERIT Act

January 30, 2017

The Honorable Jason Chaffetz
Chairman
Committee on Oversight & Government Reform
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

The Honorable Elijah Cummings
Ranking Member
Committee on Oversight & Government Reform
U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, DC 20515

Dear Chairman Chaffetz and Ranking Member Cummings:

CAGW Releases January 2017 WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
January 25, 2017  

(Washington, D.C.) – Today Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its January 2017 WasteWatcher, a monthly dispatch to members of the news media, highlighting some of the most prominent fiscal issues affecting American taxpayers.  The stories from its January edition of WasteWatcher are listed in part as follows:

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CAGW Names Rep. Nancy Pelosi February 2017 Porker of the Month

Rep. Pelosi is CAGW's February Porker of the Month for her long history of misinformation and hyperbole regarding Obamacare