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Jack Scher



POGO Obtains DoD Memo on 20 Percent HQ Spending Cut

August 1, 2013

The Project On Government Oversight has obtained a memorandum announcing Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's decision to cut 20 percent of management headquarters spending throughout the Department of Defense (DoD).

Executive Office Reports that Classification Is Declining

July 18, 2013

According to an executive office report, portions of the classification system are shrinking. The report was released amid national debate over the balance of security and privacy, and the necessary amount of government secrecy.

IRS Using Tax Dollars for Entertainment and Party Supplies

July 8, 2013

According to a report, some IRS employees abused agency purchase cards by making a number of ridiculous purchases.

Public Unable to Hold Nuclear Subcontractors Accountable

July 1, 2013

Department of Energy policy shields subcontractors from being held accountable by the public. In order to ensure that tax dollars are not wasted and security not jeopardized, reform is necessary.

DoD Still Wasting Taxpayer Dollars

June 24, 2013

Are taxpayers’ dollars are being wasted by an inefficient Department of Defense? A recent GAO report details systematic shortcomings in the process by which the DoD crafts its workforce.

Government Errors Hurt Small Businesses

June 14, 2013

Government errors are making it impossible for small businesses to compete as contractors.