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CAGW Names Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen October 2021 Porker of the Month

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen our October 2021 Porker of the Month for demanding that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) be allowed to use its petrifying powers to investigate every detail of how average Americans are spending their money.

Keeping Local Governments' Hands out of the Broadband Cookie Jar

States should look to reducing regulatory burdens on deployment before allowing local governments overbuild broadband.

October 13, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1634155652

GAO Delivers Late on USPS Reforms

GAO delivers outdated recommendations as Congress moves ahead with reforms.

October 4, 2021 — Thomas Schatz 1633358076

CCAGW Urges Gallatin County Commissioners to Oppose Government-Owned Fiber Network

The potential costs of moving forward with the bond for Bozeman Fiber Inc. outweigh the benefits to consumers and taxpayers. 

PRO Act Should Not Be Included in Budget Reconciliation

Among the many provisions of the reconciliation bills that are intended to promote the agenda of the labor unions is changing the definition of employees and independent contractors.  H.R.

September 15, 2021 — Eric Maus 1631678400

CCAGW Joins Coalition Supporting the Save Local Business Act

Congress can take an important step toward improving employment conditions by passing the Saving Local Business Act. 

Washington, D.C. Is Planning an Unnecessary and Harmful Wealth Tax

A wealth tax in D.C. is unnecessary and will be harmful to the economy.  

August 25, 2021 — Frances Floresca 1629913429

State and Local Governments Must Stop Restraining Broadband Expansion

States and local governments should remove restrictions on broadband deployment. 

August 18, 2021 — Deborah Collier 1629305997

CCAGW Signs Coalition Letter Opposing Double Death Tax

Eliminating the stepped up basis will harm families and small businesses, and create a double death tax. 

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