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High-Speed Rail Is Going Nowhere Fast

States need to hit the brakes on the high-speed rail projects due to how expensive they will cost. 

February 5, 2021 — Frances Floresca 1612556466

Killing the XL Pipeline is Not the Way to Build Back Better

President Biden’s campaign promise was to “Build Back Better.”  But one of his first actions was to lay off thousands of Keystone XL Pipeline workers, stopping future expansion that would have created 60,000 direct and indirect jobs.

January 22, 2021 — Elizabeth Wright 1611357585

CCAGW Sends Letter to House on H.R. 7617 Appropriations

CCAGW sends letter to the House on appropriations for Defense, Commerce, Justice, Science, Energy and Water Development, Financial Services and General Government, Homeland Security, Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Transportation, Housing, and Urban Development Appropriations Act. 

Congress Must Protect Gig Economy Workers

Congress must protect gig economy workers in the next COVID-19 relief package.

July 30, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1596143960

CAGW Names Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) July 2020 Porker of the Month

Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) is the July 2020 Porker of the Month for trying to take taxpayers for an expensive ride with a $1.5 trillion “highway” bill that includes dozens of unrelated projects and programs

Agencies Need to Stop Fighting for Unneeded Spectrum

For nearly four years, the FCC under Chairman Pai’s leadership has moved quickly to address the ever-changing telecommunications needs of the nation

July 3, 2020 — Thomas Schatz 1593784251

California’s $100 Billion Nightmare High-Speed Rail Project

The California High-Speed Rail Authority has caused a fiscal nightmare for the state. 

July 1, 2020 — CAGW Staff 1593637294

Best Principles for Infrastructure Investment

Any infrastructure stimulus bill considered in the future must implement a handful of core principles in order to ensure the best return on the taxpayers’ investment.

May 7, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1588875525

Amtrak Unworthy of Stimulus Funding

Years of poor performance and financial mismanagement at Amtrak did not dissuade legislators from providing funding in the first stimulus bill.

April 27, 2020 — Sean Kennedy 1588019037

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