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Press Release

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Notifies Martinsville of Petitions Against Broadband Plan

Martinsville residents can hardly afford any wasteful use of taxpayer resources.

Alexandra Abrams August 18, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Congress Blocks the Navy’s Plans to Retire Underperforming Ships

Representatives block an effort by the Navy to divest itself of poorly performing ships.

Sean Kennedy August 12, 2022
State Action

CCAGW Urges Montana Governor Greg Gianforte to Oppose the Imposition of a "Provider Cap" on ARPA Broadband Grants

The ARPA Communications Advisory Commission should not impose a "provider cap" on the number of grants a single provider may receive. 

Ryan Lanier August 12, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Passage of the IRA Means the Taxman Cometh

The Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 will add 87,000 new IRS employees at a cost of $80 billion in potentially wasteful spending.

Deborah Collier August 11, 2022
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges House of Representatives to Oppose Inflation Reduction Act

The IRA would raise taxes on taxpayers in nearly every tax bracket. 

Eric Maus August 10, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Arlington Heights Should Reject Bears Stadium Subsidies

Residents of Arlington Heights, Ill., are preemptively pushing back on potential public subsides for a new Chicago Bears stadium.

Ryan Lanier August 10, 2022
The WasteWatcher

The House Should Avoid Making the Senate’s Terrible Mistake on Healthcare

The House should avoid making the mistake of cutting the number of future cures and raising healthcare costs.

Christina Smith August 8, 2022
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Senate to Support Amendments to Inflation Reduction Act

The Inflation Reduction Act will raise taxes, increase spending, and prolong inflation.

Eric Maus August 6, 2022

More regulation will not lower drug costs

Lowering drug costs should be achieved through marketplace reforms, not heavy-handed laws or burdensome regulations.

Christina Smith August 6, 2022
The WasteWatcher

The Inflation Reduction Act Will Raise Drug Costs and Reduce Cures

Price controls in the Inflation Reduction Act will devastate future drug development and raise costs. 

Christina Smith August 5, 2022
Letters to Officials

CAGW Joins Coalition Letter to Environmental Protection Agency

Regulatory policy reform should be done in a way that is evidence-based and cooperative. 

Eric Maus August 4, 2022
The WasteWatcher

Spectrum Coordination Needs to Expand Across More Federal Agencies

The FCC and NTIA announced signing an MOU on spectrum allocation coordination. Other federal agencies should join this effort.

Deborah Collier August 4, 2022


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