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Coalition Urges President Trump to Oppose Kigali Amendment

July 2, 2018

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

Dear President Trump:

Coalition Urges President Trump to Oppose a Federal Bailout of Energy Companies

June 28, 2018

Dear Mr. President,

On behalf of our free market organizations and the millions of Americans we represent, we urge you to oppose a federal bailout of energy companies under Section 202(c) of the Federal Power Act. Such a bailout would cost taxpayers billions of dollars and would represent an inappropriate government intervention into energy markets.

Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds Generational White House Reorganization Plan

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) hailed the White House’s plan to reform and reorganize the federal government for the 21st century.

DOE Prepares Bailout for Unprofitable Power Plants

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has said that the country has ample power to supply market needs. FERC intervened and stopped an attempt by the Department of Energy (DOE) to pick winners and losers in the energy market when it unanimously rejected DOE’s proposal to bailout nuclear and coal.

Adieu Paris - One Year Later

One year ago, on June 1, President Trump announced that the U.S. would be withdrawing from the 2015 Paris Climate Treaty, or the Paris Accord.  The significance of this wise and correct decision still rings true today.

Comment on EPA's Proposed Rule to Strengthen Transparency in Regulatory Science

May 25, 2018

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
EPA Docket Center (EPA/DC)
1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20460

Comment on EPA’s Proposed Rule to Strengthen Transparency in Regulatory Science
Docket ID No. EPA-HQ-OA-2018-0259


California Gas Tax Increase Faces Voters

On November 6, 2018, Californians will elect their new governor, a U.S.

South Carolina - Oppose Expanded Subsidies

May 7, 2018

Dear Members of the Budget Conference Committee,

On behalf of the 22,876 members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) in South Carolina, I urge you to oppose an amendment you are considering today that would exacerbate wasteful solar subsidies that distort the energy playing field, pick winners and losers, and drive up costs for ratepayers and shareholders. 

Conservative Groups Oppose A Carbon Tax

Conservative Groups Oppose A Carbon Tax

April 26, 2018

Dear Members of Congress:

The undersigned organizations urge you to support the concurrent resolution, introduced by Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and Congressman David McKinley (R-W.Va.), which expresses the sense of the Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the U.S. economy. 

We oppose any carbon tax. We oppose a carbon tax because it would lead to less income and fewer jobs for American families.


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CAGW Names Rep. John Carter August 2019 Porker of the Month

Rep. Carter is CAGW's Porker of the Month for voting for the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, which saddles taxpayers with more spending and debt.