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Texas House Bill 3995 Would Hurt Consumers in the Lone Star State

It has been 20 years since the Texas legislature moved to end regulated energy rates and break up monopolies.  Texas now has twice the energy production of any other state, and electric prices are among the nation’s lowest.  Unfortunately, House Committee on State Affairs Chairman Dade Phelan (R-Beaumont) is attempting to set the clock back with his bill, HB 3995.

April 2, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1554233489

Senate Vote Reveals Democrats' True Intentions Behind Green New Deal

It is no secret that the Green New Deal is a terrible deal for taxpayers, as even Senate Democrats, despite their public support, refused to match their votes with their words.

March 29, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1553881324

Nuclear Bailouts - A Radioactive Cost to Taxpayers

On March 22, 2019, the Trump Administration took another step to act on the president’s campaign promise to financially support coal and nuclear power. 

March 29, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1553868675

CCAGW Joins Coalition Letter on Commission on Climate Security

March 18, 2019 

The Honorable Donald J. Trump 
President of the United States 
The White House 
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N. W. 
Washington, DC 20500 
Via e-mail 

Dear President Trump, 

State Energy Bailouts Pose More Urgent Threat Than Green New Deal

The Green New Deal and its associated hyperbole have commanded most of the recent attention that is paid to energy policy.

March 12, 2019 — Spencer Chretien 1552410041

CCAGW Joins Coalition Urging FERC to Engage in Public Utilities Regulatory Policy Act Reform

March 4, 2019 

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission 
888 First Street NE Washington, DC 20426 

Dear Chairman Chatterjee and Commissioners Glick, LaFleur, and McNamee, 

CAGW Releases Comprehensive Waste Cutting Proposals for 116th Congress

(Washington, D.C.) –  Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its Critical Waste Issues for the 116th Congress.  The report cuts through the clutter to outline important proposals for smaller and more efficient government.

CAGW Recommendations for Trump Administration's Nickel Plan- DOE

November 1, 2018

The Honorable Rick Perry
Secretary, Department of Energy
1000 Independence Avenue, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20585

Dear Secretary Perry,

During a meeting on October 17, 2018, President Trump directed you and other members of his Cabinet to cut their department budgets by 5 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2019.  With a national debt of more than $21 trillion and the budget deficit soaring to its highest level since 2012, President Trump’s initiative will help to improve fiscal responsibility.

CAGW Recommendations for Trump Administration's Nickel Plan- DOI

November 1, 2018

The Honorable Ryan Zinke
Secretary, Department of the Interior
1100 Ohio Drive, S.W.
Washington D.C. 20242

Dear Secretary Zinke,

During a meeting on October 17, 2018, President Trump directed you and other members of his Cabinet to cut their department budgets by 5 percent in fiscal year (FY) 2019.  With a national debt of more than $21 trillion and the budget deficit soaring to its highest level since 2012, President Trump’s initiative will help to improve fiscal responsibility.

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