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The WasteWatcher

How Will the CDC Use its $500 Million Surveillance System?

The CDC received $500 million to modernize its surveillance, data collection, and analytics infrastructure system.

Elizabeth Wright March 26, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Capitalism and Free Markets Will Help Us Through Pandemics

As the U.S. faces its biggest health crisis in 100 years, Americans anxiously await effective treatments and a vaccine for the COVID-19 virus.

Elizabeth Wright March 24, 2020
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Representatives to Oppose the Take Responsibility for Families and Workers Act

CCAGW urges representatives to oppose Speaker Pelosi's $2.5 trillion COVID-19 response package.

Peter Klensch March 24, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Trump Administration's Initiatives to Cut Government Red Tape to Attack the COVID-19 Virus

The White House and the CDC have websites that provide information on how to slow the spread of the virus.

Elizabeth Wright March 23, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Plastic Bag Bans and the Coronavirus - How Are They Related?

In the meantime, during this crisis, state and local governments should consider easing or lifting the ban on plastic bags to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Elizabeth Wright March 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Coronavirus Legislation Must Not Include Special Interest Provisions

This is not the time to allow one industry to try to take advantage of another industry. 

Thomas Schatz March 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Washington to the Rescue

Extraordinary circumstances require extraordinary and creative solutions.

Thomas Schatz March 20, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Using the Coronavirus Crisis to Implement Rate Setting is Unseemly

Price control always distorts markets and lead to shortages.

Elizabeth Wright March 19, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Now is Not the Time to Disrupt Medical Supply Chains with Buy American Policies

When the nation is in the middle of an unprecedented public health crisis, it is not the time to impose restrictions on federal agency purchases.

Elizabeth Wright March 19, 2020

Congress is ultimately to blame for F-35 fiasco

Air Force Times: Members of Congress have done their utmost to ignore the mounting problems in Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II program.

Sean Kennedy March 19, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Did President Trump Dissolve the Pandemic Response Office?

We have heard a lot about how President Trump “dissolved” the office in charge of pandemic preparedness.

Elizabeth Wright March 18, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Keeping Americans Connected and Safe

How federal agencies respond to the COVID-19 virus will affect Americans across the country.

Deborah Collier March 18, 2020


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