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CCAGW Urges Opposition to H.R. 2339

CCAGW urges representatives to oppose H.R. 2339, the Youth Tobacco Epidemic Act of 2019.

Congress can Prevent Taxpayers from Getting Hit with Health Insurance Tax

With only a couple weeks left on the 2019 legislative calendar and much of the air on Capitol Hill being consumed by impeachment, Congress is missing out on a painless bipartisan victory that could save taxpayers hundreds of dollars in health insurance premiums.

December 9, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1575924677

Coalition Calls on Congress to Find Solution to Health Insurance Tax

The failings of Obamacare must continue to be addressed as Republicans advocate for common-sense reforms that lower costs.

The End to the Chicago Teacher Strike Underscores Pension Crisis

While Windy City children can finally start heading back to school, the Chicago Teachers Union’s (CTU) 11-day strike resulted in no reform, to the detriment of students, taxpayers, and the fiscal health of the entire state of Illinois.

November 6, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1573073416

D.C. Soda Tax Could Give Taxpayers A Nasty Toothache

The D.C. City Council could approve one of the highest soda taxes in the nation.

October 11, 2019 — Peter Klensch 1570818988

House Democrats Going Big in Green New Deal Corporate Giveaways

House Ways and Means Chairman Neal wants to go big on green energy package. 

September 12, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1568321621

Tax Cuts 2.0 May Be A Factor In 2020 Election

Trump may unveil new tax cuts before the 2020 presidential election.

August 23, 2019 — Allen Johnson 1566571760

Excessive Cable Franchise Fees to be Scaled Back

In August 2019, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will take a strong step to modernize rules relating to how local franchise authorities will be permitted to regulate cable operators.

July 15, 2019 — Deborah Collier 1563216337

Legal Sports Betting Scores Big With Taxpayers

The year 2019 has been a landmark year for sports betting, with one in four Americans living in a state where the practice is legal. Since the 2018 Supreme Court ruling overturning the federal prohibition, states are now permitted to pass sports betting legislation. After the decision, 17 states have fully embraced the ruling, while others have rejected or delayed legislation.

July 8, 2019 — CAGW Staff 1562604757

Taxpayers' Independence Day

The American people received an early Independence Day present on July 1 when President Trump signed into law H.R. 3151, the Taxpayer First Act of 2019.

July 2, 2019 — Thomas Schatz 1562093152

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