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House Democrats Going Big in Green New Deal Corporate Giveaways

House Ways and Means Chairman Neal wants to go big on green energy package. 

CCAGW Urges Opposition to H.R. 1941, H.R. 205, and H.R. 1146

CCAGW urges House to oppose bills that would prevent access to new sources of offshore energy.

Ohio - Oppose HB 6

July 17, 2019

Ohio Statehouse
1 Capitol Square
Columbus, Ohio 43215-4275

Dear Senator,

You will soon consider HB 6, the Ohio Clean Air Program, sponsored by Reps. Jamie Callender (R-Concord Township) and Shane Wilkin (R-Hillsboro).  On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I urge you to oppose this legislation.

Ohio Senate to Vote on Nuclear Bailout

FirstEnergy Solutions’ (FES) nuclear power plant in Akron, Ohio needs a taxpayer funded bailout according to the company.

It is hoping that the Ohio Senate will pass a bill similar to the recently passed House bailout bill, HB 6. The bill has been amended by the Senate and would give FES $150 million annually in subsidies. This is outrageous.

CCAGW Vote Alert: Support Amendment 7 to H.R. 3494

July 16, 2019

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

Dear Representative,

New York’s Green New Deal Faces Some Inconvenient Truths

On June 19, 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo indicated he would be willing to sign the Climate and Community Protection Act into law.

Ohio's Nonsensical Nuclear Bailout Moves Forward

Like a giant pink bat signal, an inflatable pig owned by Bowling Green protestors drew attention back on Ohio’s proposal to bailout failing nuclear companies.

CCAGW Vote Alert: Amendments to H.R. 2740 (Divisions D & E)

June 17, 2019

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

Dear Representative,

You will soon consider H.R. 2740, the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020. 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 amendments to H.R. 2740:

Division D – State and Foreign Operations

Rep. Rick Allen’s (R-Ga.) amendment to reduce spending in Division D by 1 percent.

Interior Reforms Contain the Unnecessary Expansion of Federal Lands

Under the Trump administration, the Department of the Interior (DOI) continues to purge itself of chronic waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement.  This includes a historic reorganization plan to consolidate land regions from more than 50 down to 13 and the creation of an online grant database to enhance transparency, accountability, and efficiency.  

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2019 Congressional Pig Book

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2019 Congressional Pig Book, the 27th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

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CAGW Names Illinois Gov. J. B. Pritzker September 2019 Porker of the Month

Gov. Pritzker is CAGW's Porker of the Month for signing a $40.1 billion budget without any spending restraints and $1.4 billion in pork-barrel projects.