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CAGW Names Gov. Gavin Newsom January 2021 Porker of the Month

Gov. Gavin Newsom is hurting Californians with his hypocritical and ineffective policies on COVID-19.

Taxpayer Alert - A Massive Stimulus Spending Spree Is Being Unleashed

President-elect Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 "relief" and "stimulus" proposal will unleash a massive spending spree that will waste tens of billions of dollars and fail to stimulate the economy.

January 15, 2021 — Thomas Schatz 1610748531

President Trump’s Occupational Licensing EO Will Create Jobs Across the Country

President Donald Trump signed an executive order, which would require state, territorial, or tribal governments to issue a license to those who are in good standing and hold a license for their area of discipline.  

December 15, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1608065159

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

Bad Policies Are Being Proposed by HHS Secretary Nominee Xavier Becerra

The first clue that Joe Biden, the presumptive 46th President of the United States, was choosing someone he did not know well as his nominee for secretary of HHS was when he mispronounced his name and incorrectly named the agency he would direct.

December 11, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1607728216

Canada Says Drug Imports Are Not Happening

Importing supposedly less expensive drugs from Canada was a fool’s errand and a waste of valuable federal and state tax dollars.

December 2, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1606932778

New Rules Will Fail to Lower Drug Prices

On Friday, November 20, President Trump announced two interim rules that he claims will lower drug costs in Medicare Parts B and D. That is not accurate.

November 24, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1606252219

Most Favored Nation Policy Is Unfavorable to U.S. Biopharmaceutical Research

Back in September, President Trump signed an Executive Order ordering the Department of Health and Human Services to implement a most favored nation (MFN) policy for pharmaceutical reimbursement in Medicare.

November 20, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1605892168

Gov. Ralph Northam Signs Legislation Extending Telemedicine to Help Virginians

Governor Northam (D) signed two bills which would allow medical services to be provided through telemedicine in Virginia. 

November 18, 2020 — Frances Floresca 1605735518

Biden Advisor Emanuel Has the Wrong Prescription for COVID-19 Vaccine

Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel is remembered for being a chief architect of Obamacare and penning an article “Why I Hope to Die at 75."  Will he determine who gets a COVID-19 vaccine first?

November 17, 2020 — Elizabeth Wright 1605642642

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