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Citizens Against Government Waste Releases $3.1 trillion in Waste-Cutting Recommendations

(Washington, D.C.) – Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) today released Prime Cuts 2018, the latest edition of the group’s comprehensive waste-cutting recommendations that would eliminate unnecessary and ineffective federal programs and spending. 

Citizens Against Government Waste Applauds EPA Affordable Clean Energy Plan

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) applauded the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for proposing the Affordable Clean Energy (ACE) rule.  The rule would reverse the Obama administration’s 2015 Clean Power Plan, which was blocked by the Supreme Court in 2016 due to regulatory overreach.

That Non-GMO Label is Misleading

The August 5, 2018, Wall Street Journal has an op-ed by Henry Miller, MD, a fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution, concerning organic food that is worth reading.  He is critical of the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) lack of oversight of the $47-billion-a-year organic industry.  He points out that while the FDA is supposed to be going after businesses that promote dubious and untrue health claims, sometimes to the point of absurdity, it is ignoring the organic in

CCAGW Urges Support for Sen. Flake's Amendment to Eliminate the USDA's Catfish Inspection Program

July 26, 2018

U.S. Senate
Washington, DC 20510

Dear Senator,

You will soon consider H.R. 6147, the Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019. 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 Sen. Jeff Flake’s (R-Ariz.) amendment to eliminate the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) catfish inspection program.

CAGW Releases 2018 Congressional Pig Book

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2018 Congressional Pig Book, the 26th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending. 

Media Alert: 2018 Congressional Pig Book to Be Released This Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release the 2018 Congressional Pig Book at a press conference this Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. EDT. 

Media Alert: 2018 Congressional Pig Book to Be Released July 18, 2018

The little pink book that makes Washington, D.C. squirm is back and bigger than it has been in many years.  Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) will release the 2018 Congressional Pig Book at a press conference one week from today on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at 10 a.m. EDT. 

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:

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

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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.