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The WasteWatcher

Pandemic Spending Demonstrates Disconnect in Pentagon's Priorities

Pentagon officials used money provided for pandemic preparedness to support local jobs.  This should mark the end of further stimulus funding for the Department of Defense.

Sean Kennedy September 25, 2020
Op-Eds

Don't tap COVID relief for IT modernization funds

FCW: Allocating $1 billion from the HEROES Act for the TMF is completely unrelated to the pandemic.

Deborah Collier September 24, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Canada Just Says No to Drug Importation

The OMB is reviewing the final rule that would allow states to import drugs from Canada.

Elizabeth Wright September 23, 2020
The WasteWatcher

RSC American Worker Report Deserves Consideration in Congress

The Republican Study Committee American Worker Task Force report includes more than 100 recommendations on education, labor, and welfare programs that would eliminate wasteful spending and increase the efficiency of the federal government.  

Thomas Schatz September 23, 2020
Press Release

CAGW Names NYC Mayor Bill De Blasio September 2020 Porker of the Month

Mayor Bill De Blasio (D) is the September 2020 Porker of the Month for demanding $5 billion from taxpayers while refusing to make any commonsense cuts in spending.

Alexandra Abrams September 21, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Most Favored Nation Policy: Unfavorable to U.S. Pharmaceutical Research

President Trump signed an Executive Order (EO) that implemented the “most favored nation” policy to lower drug costs that has been a topic of controversy since July 24, 2020.

Elizabeth Wright September 18, 2020
Letters to Officials

Coalition Supports FCC under Chairman Pai

There is no reason to politicize telecommunications and technology issues.

CAGW Staff September 17, 2020
The WasteWatcher

The F-35's $10 Billion Funding Gap

A new report indicates that the JSF will require an additional $10 billion beyond the amount officially claimed by the DoD.  

Sean Kennedy September 15, 2020
Agency Comments

CAGW Comments to the NAIC Concerning Pharmacy Benefit Managers

CAGW writes comments to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners regarding draft model legislation concerning pharmacy benefit managers.

Elizabeth Wright September 11, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Healthcare Transparency: May Not Work as Intended

President Trump's health insurance transparency rule may not accomplish what is intended.

Elizabeth Wright September 11, 2020
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Joins Coalition Letter Urging a Full Debate on Gig Economy Bill

The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste joins a coalition letter in asking Senate Majority Leader McConnell to decline any requests to hotline H.R. 4686.  Our organizations oppose the bill in its current form and urge Senators to make...

Cody Leach September 10, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Taxpayers Deserve a More Efficient Government

At the end of September 2020, the federal government will have spent more in a single fiscal year than at any time in history. 

Deborah Collier September 9, 2020

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