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Tom Schatz

President, Citizens Against Government Waste

Tom Schatz is president of Citizens Against Government Waste, a nonprofit, nonpartisan educational organization working to eliminate waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement in government. CAGW was founded in 1984 and has more than one million members and supporters nationwide.

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Hit the brakes on high speed rail in Texas

The fantasy of high-speed rail attracts those who believe in the urgency of a transportation transformation. These pipe dreams are a lucrative field for large developers. But taxpayers and property owners often end up sending tens of billions of dollars down the drain for this mirage.