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The WasteWatcher

Public Favors Government Drug Negotiations, Until They Learn What It Really Means

Senate Democrats are preparing to move a $3.5 trillion “human infrastructure” bill, but have to find ways to offset the cost.

Elizabeth Wright July 30, 2021
Agency Comments

CAGW Submits Comment to FDA on IQOS 3 Modified Risk Tobacco Product Application

IQOS 3 is a tobacco harm reduction product and should receive a Modified Risk Tobacco Product designation quickly

Elizabeth Wright July 29, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Broad Senate Support for the Return of Earmarks

Senators have eagerly embraced the return of earmarks, requesting 5,000 of the wasteful projects so far.

CAGW Staff July 29, 2021
Op-Eds

The Fuzzy Math Behind Biden’s IRS Enforcement Proposal

Morning Consult: Congress should not even consider budgeting more money on a troubled agency like the IRS.

Thomas Schatz July 29, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Congress’ Spending Spree Hits the Fast Lane

The combined cost of the “traditional” and “human” infrastructure proposals will exceed $4.7 trillion.

Eric Maus July 29, 2021
The WasteWatcher

At the Pentagon, Legislators Should Stress Increased Efficiency, Not Blank Checks

Legislators must first hold the Pentagon accountable for wasted spending before arguing for a budget increase.

CAGW Staff July 28, 2021
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges House to Oppose HR 4505, HR 4373, and HR 4346

The total cost of these appropriations bills is too high and they would waste taxpayer money.

Eric Maus July 28, 2021
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Senate Judiciary Committee to Oppose S. 1435

The language in S. 1435 is too far-reaching and will harm legitimate pharmaceutical innovation. 

Eric Maus July 28, 2021
State Action

CCAGW Urges the California State Senate Leadership to Oppose SB 524

The bill would prohibit health entities from engaging in “patient steering.”

Frances Floresca July 28, 2021
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Joins Coalition Calling for Congress to End Pandemic Unemployment Programs

Some unemployment and unwelfare programs are now disincentivizing a return to work. 

Eric Maus July 27, 2021
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges House to Oppose HR 4502

The total cost of the appropriations bills is too high and includes many wasteful provisions. 

Eric Maus July 27, 2021
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Urges Senate to Oppose Broadband Proposals in Infrastructure Deal

The proposals would significantly increase government control over broadband and access to the internet. 

Eric Maus July 24, 2021

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