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Time to Review and Reduce Duplicative Housing Programs

On October 22, 2020, the Senate Budget Committee released a report highlighting overlap and duplication in federal housing programs.

October 22, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1603385879

House Judiciary Committee Antitrust Report Is Anti-Competitive

The House Judiciary Committee Majority Staff Report on Competition in Digital Markets is anti-competitive and a waste of the taxpayers' money.

October 7, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1602104835

CCAGW Sends Letter to House Opposing the HEROES Act

CCAGW sends a letter opposing the House Amendment to the Senate Amendment H.R. 925, now known as the HEROES Act. The HEROES Act will cost approximately $2.2 trillion rather than the original $3.5 trillion. While this revised bill has eliminated some wasteful spending from the prior iteration of the HEROES Act, there is still a large wishlist of spending unrelated to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic Spending Demonstrates Disconnect in Pentagon's Priorities

Pentagon officials used money provided for pandemic preparedness to support local jobs.  This should mark the end of further stimulus funding for the Department of Defense.

September 25, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1601053592

RSC American Worker Report Deserves Consideration in Congress

The Republican Study Committee American Worker Task Force report includes more than 100 recommendations on education, labor, and welfare programs that would eliminate wasteful spending and increase the efficiency of the federal government.

 

September 23, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1600886482

CAGW Names NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio September 2020 Porker of the Month

Mayor Bill De Blasio (D) is the September 2020 Porker of the Month for demanding $5 billion from taxpayers while refusing to make any commonsense cuts in spending.

Taxpayers Deserve a More Efficient Government

At the end of September 2020, the federal government will have spent more in a single fiscal year than at any time in history. 

September 9, 2020 — Deborah Collier 1599680865

CCAGW Sends Letter to House Opposing H.R. 8015

CCAGW sends a letter to the House opposing H.R. 8015, the Delivering for America Act, which would bailout the United States Postal Service (USPS) with an infusion of $25 billion in taxpayer funding without delivering any changes in its failed business model.

The Ghosts that Got Checks: Stimulus to the Dead

Someone better call Bruce Willis, because apparently our government sees dead people.

August 14, 2020 — CAGW Staff 1597420717

CCAGW Lifetime Ratings: Mike Pence 94, Kamala Harris 2

Today, CCAGW released the comparative ratings of Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris.

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