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A Silver Anniversary Worth Noting

A path forward for telecommunications on the 25th Anniversary of the Telecommunications Act of 1996.

February 8, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1612820819

Reforms are Needed for Financing the Universal Service Fund

The current funding mechanism for the Universal Service Fund is unsustainable and needs to be reviewed.

January 25, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1611610870

Top 21 Issues for States in 2021

As states prepare for their legislative sessions, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) suggests states should focus on these 21 critical issues. 

December 15, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1608063752

Results of State Ballot Measures

CCAGW took positions for or against eight ballot measures and supported the correct outcomes on five of them. 

November 4, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1604516045

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

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