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Council for Citizens Against Government Waste State Ballot Measure Guide

Voters across America will be considering ballot initiatives on November 3, 2020.  CCAGW has compiled a list of ballot initiatives to support or oppose. 

October 28, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1603917816

Reverse Auctions will Benefit Rural Americans

The FCC's Rural Digital Opportunity Fund reverse auction will provide $16 billion over ten years to help expand broadband to 6 million homes and businesses in unserved areas of the country.  

September 3, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1599166203

CAGW Comments to FCC on Declaratory Petition on Pole Attachments

Deploying broadband to unserved areas of the country has long been a top priority for the FCC.

CCAGW Signs Coalition Letter Supporting Gig Economy Workers

Coalition letter thanking Senators for insisting that the next COVID-19 relief bill include liability protections for businesses, schools, and nonprofits in compliance with public health guidelines, and encouraging Congress to protect independent contractors against a tidal wave of frivolous lawsuits could dampen an already fragile economic recovery.

CCAGW Sends Letter to House on H.R. 7617 Appropriations

CCAGW sends letter to the House on appropriations for Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act. 

Agencies Need to Stop Fighting for Unneeded Spectrum

For nearly four years, the FCC under Chairman Pai’s leadership has moved quickly to address the ever-changing telecommunications needs of the nation

July 3, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1593784251

CCAGW Urges Opposition to "Buy American" Amendment to NDAA

CCAGW urges Congress to oppose the "Buy American" amendment to National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). 

C-Band Auction Process Must Continue

U.S. leadership in fifth generation 5G deployment and technologies is critical to the country’s economic future.

June 16, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1592312912

Satellite Operators Agree to Accelerate Vacating C-Band Spectrum

In an important step toward freeing up additional spectrum for 5G deployment, satellite operators have agreed to accelerate moving from portions of the c-band spectrum (3.7-4.2 GHz).

June 3, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1591199980

H-1B Visas Allow U.S. Companies to Thrive

Because of lack of coordination in STEM education, there is a demonstrated need for H-1B visas.

May 28, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1590687545

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