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CAGW Releases September WasteWatcher



For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
September 11, 2014  

Rocket Monopoly

By Sean Kennedy
Wastewatcher, September 2014

In the private sector, monopolies can charge consumers as much as they like due to a lack of competition.  When the government creates a monopoly through the use of a sole source contract, the taxpayers get stuck with the tab.

CCAGW Denounces Attempt to Resurrect Wasteful JSF Alternate Engine

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
July 17, 2014 Leslie Paige 202-467-5300

 

CAGW Releases July Wastewatcher Report

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
July 7, 2014  

 

The Cost of Free

By Sean Kennedy

Wastewatcher, July 2014

Clay County, Missouri Police Captain Matt Hunter described his department’s new acquisition, a 54,000-pound, 10-foot tall vehicle known as a Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle (MRAP), as a “$750,000 machine that we got for absolutely nothing…taxpayers didn’t have to pay anything for it.”

CAGW Releases April WasteWatcher Report



For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
April 3, 2014  

CAGW Releases February WasteWatcher

For Immediate Release Contact: Alexandra Booze 202-467-5318
February 11, 2014 Leslie K. Paige 202-467-5300

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CAGW Names CMS Admin Marilyn Tavenner September Porker of the Month

(Washington, D.C.) – Today, Citizens Against Government Waste (CAGW) named Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Admini