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Letters to Officials

CCAGW Sends "Biden Trips Badly on Intellectual Property in TRIPS" by Elizabeth Wright to the U.S. House of Representatives

CCAGW sends blogpost on Biden's actions on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. 

Frances Floresca May 11, 2021
Letters to Officials

CCAGW Sends "Biden Trips Badly on Intellectual Property in TRIPS" by Elizabeth Wright to the U.S. Senate

CCAGW sends blogpost on Biden's actions on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights. 

Frances Floresca May 11, 2021
The WasteWatcher

A Wealth Tax Will Slow Down Economic Growth

A wealth tax will slow down economic growth and drive out the wealthiest people that pay the most in taxes.

Frances Floresca May 10, 2021
The WasteWatcher

The IRS Should Not Fill Out Tax Returns

Proposed tax simplification bills would force taxpayers to convince the IRS when it makes mistakes on their tax bills.

Deborah Collier May 10, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Congress Displays High Level of Support for Earmarks

Early results strongly suggest members of Congress will widely embrace the return of earmarks.

Sean Kennedy May 6, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Biden Trips Badly on Intellectual Property in TRIPS

Days after praising World Intellectual Property Day, President Biden agrees to waive US COVID-19 patents.

Elizabeth Wright May 6, 2021
Press Release

Council for Citizens Against Government Waste Releases 2020 Congressional Ratings

CCAGW's 2020 Congressional Ratings highlights the voting records of all 535 voting members of Congress.

Alexandra Abrams May 6, 2021
State Action

CCAGW Asks Minnesota Senate Leadership to Urge Conference Committee Members to Strike Out HF 801 Language from SF 972

CCAGW asks Minnesota Senate Leadership to Urge Conference Committee Members to remove Prescription Drug Affordability Act language in the Omnibus Commerce Policy and Finance bill. 

Frances Floresca May 3, 2021
State Action

CCAGW Urges Minnesota Conference Committee Members to Strike Out HF 801 Language from SF 972

CCAGW urges Conference Committee Members to remove language from the Prescription Drug Affordability Act in the Omnibus Commerce Policy and Finance bill. 

Frances Floresca May 3, 2021
The WasteWatcher

FDA Moves to Ban Menthol Cigarettes

The Food and Drug Administration's proposal to ban menthol-flavored tobacco put consumers at risk with illicit products.

Elizabeth Wright April 29, 2021
The WasteWatcher

Beware the Words Investment and Free

When government officials talk about “investment” and “free” programs, taxpayers need to hang onto their wallets.  

Elizabeth Wright April 28, 2021
The WasteWatcher

All Nations Must Respect and Protect Intellectual Property Rights

World Intellectual Property (IP) Day is a good time to remind all countries of the need to protect and respect IP rights.

Thomas Schatz April 26, 2021

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