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Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Representatives to Oppose H.R. 1865 and H.R. 1158

CCAGW urges lawmakers to oppose two omnibus appropriations bills that will cost taxpayers $1.37 trillion.

Peter Klensch December 17, 2019
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Support for USMCA

CCAGW urges representatives to support USMCA ratification.

Peter Klensch December 16, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Trump Administration Announces Phase One of Trade Deal With China

The U.S. and China confirmed completion of a first phase for an agreement to address trade concerns.

Allen Johnson December 16, 2019
The WasteWatcher

McKinsey Consultant Pete Buttigieg Was Right on USPS's High Labor Costs

As a consultant for McKinsey, Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg helped write a report examining USPS's high labor costs.   

Leslie Paige December 13, 2019
The WasteWatcher

USMCA Steps Back on Intellectual Property Protection

The administration and Congress should support IP protection in trade deals that respect and adhere as closely as possible to U.S. laws.

Elizabeth Wright December 13, 2019
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Senators to Oppose Costly Provisions in S. 1895

CCAGW urges senators to avoid adding Sections 205 and 306 of S. 1895 to an omnibus appropriation, continuing resolution, or other must-pass bill.

Peter Klensch December 11, 2019
Letters to Officials

Coalition Opposes Jamming Surprise Billing Deal Onto Year-End Legislation

CCAGW joins coalition urging Members of Congress to avoid forcing any surprise billing proposal into year-end legislation.

Peter Klensch December 11, 2019
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Republicans to Oppose Price-Control Provisions in Appropriations Package

CCAGW urges Senators to oppose any price control, or similar mandate, that may be offered as an amendment to any end-of-the-year continuing resolution or omnibus appropriations bill.

Peter Klensch December 11, 2019
The WasteWatcher

Let's Not Import Bad Ideas Like International Price Indexing

How long do you think television companies would stay in business if the government told them to charge $200 for a TV even though the TV costs $250 to manufacture?  Not very long, but that is exactly what the socialists in Congress want to do with...

Elizabeth Wright December 11, 2019
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Opposition to Any Modifications to H.R. 5035

CCAGW urges Congress to reject any attempt to modify H.R. 5035, the Television Viewer Protection Act of 2019, with provisions contained in or similar to H.R. 5140.

Peter Klensch December 10, 2019
The WasteWatcher

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...

Peter Klensch December 9, 2019
Press Release

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Statement on Disastrous Surprise Billing Proposal

Surpise billing gives the government the power to establish and control prices and must be rejected by the House and Senate. 

Ally Abrams December 9, 2019

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