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The WasteWatcher

Boeing Bogusness is Business as Usual

Today, Citizens Against Government Waste expressed outrage over the revelation that laid-off Boeing workers in the state of Washington will qualify for federal Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA), an unemployment benefits program that far exceeds the...

CAGW Staff August 2, 2013
The WasteWatcher

Stay Vigilant!

In today’s Congressional Quarterly, the headline reads, “Senate Democrats Weigh Sequester-Replacement Plans for September Votes” immediately followed by “the White House tries to broker a bipartisan budget deal with a small group of Republicans.”

CAGW Staff August 1, 2013
The WasteWatcher

Keeping Internet Access Free of Taxes

On November 1, 2014, the moratorium banning discriminatory taxes on the Internet and taxes on Internet access imposed by the Internet Tax Freedom Act in 1998 will expire.  At the time the legislation was initially enacted, the Internet had...

Deborah Collier August 1, 2013
The WasteWatcher

Ho Hum

Yesterday, the President traveled to Tennessee to discuss his “new” proposal for spurring on the economy and creating jobs.  He proposes to lower the corporate tax rate and simplify the

CAGW Staff July 31, 2013
The WasteWatcher

I See Dead People

A Government Accountability Office report released June 28 has an eye catching headline, “USDA Needs to Do More to Prevent Improper Payments to Deceased Individuals.”  Yup, here we go again, our government using our tax dollars to pay dead pe

CAGW Staff July 30, 2013
The WasteWatcher

Gridlock is Good

Last week, the NBC News and the WSJ released a poll on Congress’s and President Obama’s approval ratings.  The Wall Street Journal states, “Rising frustration over partisan gridlock in Washington has dama

CAGW Staff July 29, 2013
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Opposes S. 867

July 29, 2013             U.S. Senate Washington, D.C. 20510   Dear Sens. Pryor, Boozman, Cochran, Johnson, Moran, and Wicker:  

CAGW Staff July 29, 2013
The WasteWatcher

A Big Nuthin Burger

Yesterday and today, the President pivoted for the 19th time to the economy and gave a one hour-

CAGW Staff July 25, 2013
The WasteWatcher

A Diller, A Dollar, A Cost-Saving Scholar

On Monday, July 22nd, the Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) co-hosted a lunch briefing with the Dollar Coin Alliance (DCA), of which CCAGW is a member.  The purpose of the briefing was twofold:  first, to reiterate the benefits...

William Christian July 25, 2013
Op-Eds

Lawmakers (again) propose replacing $1 bills with coins

CAGW Staff July 25, 2013
Press Release

CAGW Names Reps. Donna Edwards and Eddie Bernice Johnson Porkers of the Month

 

CAGW Staff July 24, 2013
Op-Eds

Should we do away with paper dollars, make way for dollar coin?

CAGW Staff July 24, 2013

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