About POGO

Christine Ostrosky

Media & Communications Assistant

costrosky@pogo.org |

Year Started at POGO: 2017

Christine Ostrosky is POGO’s Media & Communications Assistant, handling internal and external communications, press contacts, and news monitoring. She helps to develop and implement communications strategy and find new ways to include POGO’s expertise in discussions on government effectiveness and accountability.

Christine began her time with POGO as a summer intern, and has held multiple other internships in communications and research, including at Voice of America and the American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR). She has experience with social media, web design, radio production, and writing on complex policy issues worldwide. In 2017, she earned her bachelor’s degrees from Miami University (Ohio) in Political Science and International Studies, focusing on the Middle East.

POGO and Brennan Center Call for Concurrent Investigations

August 15, 2017

A joint op-ed in The Hill Understanding the Anti-Lobbying Laws by the Project On Government Oversight and the Brennan Center calls on Congress to investigate concurrently with the Department of Justice.

Levin Center Releases Video Tutorials on Conducting Oversight

July 31, 2017

The Levin Center at Wayne Law released a series of videos on how to conduct Congressional oversight investigations.

Congressional Caucuses Demand Transparency from ICE

July 17, 2017

The leaders of several Congressional caucuses delivered a letter to Immigration and Customs Enforcement on July 11 demanding data on the nation’s detention centers.

Proposed DHS Budget Priorities Leave Accountability Behind

June 21, 2017

The proposed DHS budget emphasizes southern border control at the cost of security for the rest of the nation.

Limits Placed on Congressional Oversight

June 16, 2017

A new memo released by the executive branch’s Office of Legal Counsel attempts to establish a more restrictive policy regarding federal agencies responses to Congressional oversight inquiries. POGO, Members of Congress, and others are strongly criticizing this executive overreach.