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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.

New Hampshire - Support Sound Energy Policy

April 24, 2018

New Hampshire House of Representatives
107 N Main Street
Concord, NH 03301

Dear Representative,

You will soon consider the issue of net metering.  On behalf of the 10,149 members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) in New Hampshire, I ask you to support the amendment to S.B. 446 that will reform the state’s net metering program to make it fair for all energy consumers.

CCAGW Urges Opposition to Expansion of Net-Metering Subsidies

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) sent a letter to the South Carolina State House and Senate, urging them to oppose H.B. 4421, which would expand net-metering subsidies.

South Carolina - Oppose H.B. 4421

April 3, 2018

Dear Legislators,

You will soon debate H.B. 4421.  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 this legislation, as I did in my March 21 email. 

Kentucky - Support HB 227

March 26, 2018

Dear Senator,

On behalf of the 17,138 members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) in Kentucky, I ask you to support HB 227.  This legislation will protect Kentucky ratepayers and taxpayers while ensuring affordable, abundant energy for all.

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2017 Congressional Ratings

(Washington, D.C.) – The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) today released its 2017 Congressional Ratings, highlighting the voting records of all 535 voting members of Congress during the first session of the 115th Congress.  The report, which CCAGW has issued since 1989, identifies members whose voting records helped protect taxpayer dollars, as well as those who consistently voted against their interests.

Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds Sen. Lankford’s “Federal Fumbles” Waste Report

Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) praised Sen. James Lankford’s (R-Okla.) third annual government waste report, “Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball,” which reveals $473.6 billion in wasteful spending.

Citizens Against Government Waste Lists Taxpayer Tricks and Treats For Halloween 2017

Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released the 17th annual compilation of scary, surreal, and spine-tingling taxpayer tricks and treats.  The following is CAGW’s list of nominees for inclusion in the Fiscal House of Horrors for 2017…

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases Prime Cuts 2017

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released Prime Cuts 2017, the latest edition of the group’s comprehensive waste-cutting recommendations that would eliminate unnecessary and ineffective federal programs and spending. 

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