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President Trump’s Occupational Licensing EO Will Create Jobs Across the Country

President Donald Trump signed an executive order, which would require state, territorial, or tribal governments to issue a license to those who are in good standing and hold a license for their area of discipline.  

Frances Floresca December 15, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Top 21 Issues for States in 2021

As states prepare for their legislative sessions, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) suggests states should focus on these 21 critical issues. 

Frances Floresca December 15, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Bad Policies Are Being Proposed by HHS Secretary Nominee Xavier Becerra

The first clue that Joe Biden, the presumptive 46th President of the United States, was choosing someone he did not know well as his nominee for secretary of HHS was when he mispronounced his name and incorrectly named the agency he would direct.

Elizabeth Wright December 11, 2020
Agency Comments

CAGW Files Comments Regarding Use of Distributed Transmission System Technologies

On December 11, 2020, CAGW filed comments with the FCC urging the agency to hold off voting on a proposal that would allow for increased signals for Next Generation TV that could disrupt the use of TV white space technology for rural broadband...

Cody Leach December 11, 2020
Letters to Officials

CAGW Asks President Trump to Submit the Paris Climate Accord to the Senate for Ratification

CAGW asks for the President's support to submit the Paris Climate Accord to ratification before the Senate.

Cody Leach December 10, 2020
Op-Eds

Congress' penchant for unpunctuality

The Hill: Frequent use of CRs demonstrates remarkably poor governance from Congress.

Sean Kennedy December 10, 2020
Op-Eds

Congress' Penchant for Unpunctuality

The Hill: Given their track record, senators and representatives will likely miss yet another deadline.

Sean Kennedy December 10, 2020
The WasteWatcher

FCC Commences C-Band Auction

On February 28, 2020, the FCC adopted a report and order designating a portion of the c-band spectrum to be auctioned for 5G deployment. 

Deborah Collier December 8, 2020
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Senators to Sign Senator Blackburn's Letter Regarding Surprise Billing

CCAGW urges senators to sign onto Senator Marsha Blackburn's letter regarding surprise billing.

Frances Floresca December 4, 2020
Op-Eds

Student Borrowers, Not Taxpayers, Should Be on the Hook for Their Own Debt

Washington Examiner: Erasing student loans will do more harm to students and the economy in the long run.

CAGW Staff December 2, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Canada Says Drug Imports Are Not Happening

Importing supposedly less expensive drugs from Canada was a fool’s errand and a waste of valuable federal and state tax dollars.

Elizabeth Wright December 2, 2020
The WasteWatcher

Critical Waste Issues for Defense Authorization Conferees

The House and Senate are currently negotiating the final bill language for the fiscal year 2021 National Defense Authorization Act.  There are certain critifcal waste issues in the legislation that should be addressed before final passage.

Deborah Collier December 1, 2020

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