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Dire Straits – USPS Floundering

Those were the exact words of the United States Post Office’s (USPS) Postmaster General (PMG) Patrick Donahoe earlier this week during a hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.

Leslie Paige February 15, 2013
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Heads in the Sand (or somewhere else)

Sen. Tom Harkin (D-Iowa) today became the latest in a growing list of Democrats who claim that the federal government does not have a spending problem. 

Thomas Schatz February 14, 2013
Press Release

CCAGW to President Obama: “Keep Your Promise on MEADS”

CCAGW to President Obama: “Keep Your Promise on MEADS”

Curtis Kalin February 13, 2013
Press Release

President Promises More of What Government Already Does Badly

President Promises More of What Government Already Does Badly

Curtis Kalin February 13, 2013
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BTOP Program Overbuilds Fiber in Colorado

On February 7, 2013, KUSA-Channel 9 News in Denver, Colorado investigated issues related to the administration of a Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP) grant within the state of Colorado, which is reportedly using the funding to build...

Deborah Collier February 13, 2013
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One for Three, and Savings for All

“To sequester, or not to sequester?” That appears to be the question for many of our congressional Hamlets.

William Christian February 12, 2013
Press Release

We’ve Shown You Ours, Now Show Us Yours

We’ve Shown You Ours, Now Show Us Yours

Curtis Kalin February 12, 2013
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Rep. Pelosi’s Comment Misses the Mark on the U.S. Budget Problem

This weekend, House Majority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) spoke with Chris Matthews on "Fox News Sunday."  During the interview, Pelosi delivered a quote that may be the early front runner for most absurd quote of 2013: “It is almost a false...

CAGW Staff February 11, 2013
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Odd Choices in Afghanistan

In late December 2012, the United States Air Force (USAF) did not renew its contract with Alenia Aermacchi, a subsidiary of Italian-based defense contractor Finmeccanica, to refurbish and supply 20 G222s (also known as the C-27A) for the Afghan Air...

Sean Kennedy February 8, 2013
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It Isn’t 1996 Anymore

The year was 1996.  Bill Clinton was in the White House; scientists reported that there might be life on Mars; Dolly the sheep, the first cloned mammal, was born; the T.V. hospital show E.R. topped the Neilsen’s ratings long before the “McDreamies”...

Deborah Collier February 8, 2013
Press Release

CAGW Releases February WasteWatcher

CAGW Releases February WasteWatcher

Curtis Kalin February 7, 2013
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Postal Reform is Coming…

On Wednesday, February 6, 2013, the United States Postal Service (USPS) announced its intention to terminate Saturday first-class mail delivery on August 1, 2013.  The announcement will certainly trigger a spirited public debate over the impact of...

Leslie Paige February 7, 2013

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