General Waste

America First, Duplicative Programs Last

By Rachel Cole

WasteWatcher, March 2017

On March 16, 2017, the White House released its budget, “America First – A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.”  This “skinny budget” increases spending for defense by $54 billion and cuts an equal amount of money for duplicative and wasteful programs.  The budget calls also cuts burdensome regulations and calls for better management of federal programs. 

CFP-Bane: Warding Off the Unconstitutional CFPB

By William M. Christian

WasteWatcher, March 2017

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has been, since its inception as the brainchild of then-Harvard professor and now Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), the nanny state bane of conservatives and free-market champions.

Vote YES on S.J. Res 34

March 23, 2017

U.S. Senate
Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator,

You will soon consider S. J. Res. 34, which would use the authority granted to Congress under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to rescind the Federal Communication Commission’s (FCC) Broadband Consumer Privacy Rules, approved on October 27, 2016.  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 this legislation.

Vote YES on HB 1290 - Texas

Texas House of Representatives

1100 Congress Avenue

Austin, Texas 78701


Dear Representative,

On behalf of the more than 145,425 members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste in the state of Texas, I urge you to support HB 1290, which would create a more predictable regulatory environment for businesses operating in Texas.  

CCAGW Releases 2016 Congressional Ratings

For Immediate Release Contact: Curtis Kalin 202-467-5318
March 15, 2017  


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CAGW Names Sen. Al Franken March 2017 Porker of the Month

Sen. Franken is CAGW's March Porker of the Month for his absurd defense of the bureaucratic takeover of the internet.