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Congress Should not Specify Advanced Technology for Aviation Safety and Efficiency

Congress should not pick winners and losers in FAA's bid to improve safety and efficiency. 

December 6, 2019 - 14:18 — Allen Johnson 1575659900

FCC Plans to Open More Spectrum for Unlicensed Use

On December 12, 2019, the FCC will be voting to adopt a NPRM which will make additional spectrum available for unlicensed use in the 5.9 GHz spectrum band. 

December 4, 2019 - 15:24 — Deborah Collier 1575491068

Citizens Against Government Waste and Innovation Economy Institute Lead Coalition letter Supporting 5.9 GHz Spectrum Use NPRM

The undersigned organizations, on behalf of millions of our members and supporters across the country, write to provide our support for the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s draft Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) in the 5.9 GHz proceeding.  Chairman Pai’s proposed compromise will eliminate unnecessarily restrictive legacy rules and free this band for more efficient and intensive use by both broadband and transportation technologies.

CCAGW Urges Opposition to H.R. 2440

October 28, 2019

U.S. House of Representatives
Washington, D.C. 20515

Dear Representative,

On behalf of the more than one million members and supporters of the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW), I urge you to reject H.R. 2440, the Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act.

A National Framework is Needed for Privacy Protection

Congress must promptly address consumer data privacy.

September 16, 2019 - 10:03 — Deborah Collier 1568642619

CAGW Leads Coalition to FCC Supporting a Review of 5.9 GHz Spectrum

CAGW and IEI lead coalition of 17 organizations calling for the FCC to review 5.9 GHz spectrum frequency usage.

Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2019 Congressional Pig Book

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) released its 2019 Congressional Pig Book, the 27th edition of the group’s exposé on pork-barrel spending.

Update on Texas High Speed Rail

The legislative session in Texas ends in less than two weeks, so the legislature has little time left to address the legal ambiguity surrounding the claim by the private company Texas Central Partners, LLC that it has the authority to use imminent domain to seize the land it needs to build a planned high-speed rail project from Dallas to Houston.

May 17, 2019 - 14:45 — Allen Johnson 1558118718

Coalition Dispels Myths Regarding PFCs

May 8, 2019

Dear Members of Congress,

We write to you today to dispel myths surrounding the airport passenger facility charge (PFC).

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