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On this page, you'll find our most recent press releases, popular reports and information about our experts. If you are a member of the media and want to interview an expert or need more information, please call or email the staff below.

Joe Newman

Joe Newman

Director of Communications

202-347-1122

jnewman@pogo.org

Andre Francisco

Andre Francisco

Online Producer

202-347-1122

afrancisco@pogo.org


Frequently Requested

Our letters and reports are frequently cited by Congress and the media. Here are links to some of our most-requested reports. If you need help finding a publication, please contact our communications staff.


Experts

POGO's experts can speak on a wide range of issues related to government oversight and accountability. Our experts are often called to testify before Congress. To arrange an interview, please contact our communications staff.

danielle brian

Danielle Brian

Executive Director

Areas of expertise: National Security, Government Oversight, Wasteful Defense Spending, Ethics, Open Government, Whistleblower Issues

scott amey

Scott H. Amey, J.D.

General Counsel

Areas of expertise: Contract Oversight, Contractor Responsibility, the Revolving Door and Conflicts of Interest, Government Transparency

angela canterbury

Angela Canterbury

Director of Public Policy

Areas of expertise: advocacy campaigns, policy analysis, open/accountable government, whistleblower protections

Winslow Wheeler, Director, Straus Military Reform Project

Winslow Wheeler

Director, Straus Military Reform Project, CDI at POGO

Areas of Expertise: Defense Budget, Weapons, and Congress

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Videos

POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian talking with Bill Moyers about how industry influence shapes laws and regulations.

How Money Rules Washington

POGO's General Counsel Scott Amey went on C-SPAN to discuss Edward Snowden and the rapid increase in private intelligence contractors.

The Rise of Intelligence Contractors

Ethan Rosenkranz will be joining POGO as a national security policy analyst.

Introducing Ethan Rosenkranz, POGO's Newest Staffer

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Latest Releases

Concerned Groups Highlight Problems with DOE's Treatment of Political Scientist | A group of 18 concerned organizations and individuals joined together to highlight a few areas of concern at the Department of Energy and the way it handled the termination of Dr. James Doyle.

Congress Must Debate and Decide Whether to Authorize the Continued Use of Military Force Against ISIL | Statement of Danielle Brian, Executive Director, Project On Government Oversight - President Obama’s plan to destroy the Islamic State militant organization, also known as ISIL, puts the United States on the brink of another war.

Groups Call for Public Disclosure of the Legal Rationale for US Force Against ISIS | OpenTheGovernment.org urges you to press for public disclosure of all Office of Legal Counsel memoranda and other legal opinions setting forth the legal rationale for the United States to use military force against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Congress cannot meaningfully exercise its Constitutional power to authorize force if the Executive uses secret legal opinions to extend past authorizations in ways that Congress never anticipated or intended.

Latest on the Blog

Energy Labs Feel the Heat as Their Effectiveness Is Examined | A commission established to review the effectiveness of the United States' national lab system has met for the second time, a day before a group of Senators announced the creation of a National Labs Caucus to push back against potential consolidation.

Post Office Regulator Gives Voice to Public Interest | The chairman of the Postal Regulatory Commission thinks there’s something special about her agency- and she’s hoping other federal regulators will think so too and follow its lead.

Report Finds Pentagon’s Real Estate Inventory Incomplete, Incorrect and Inconsistent | The Department of Defense has no idea what’s going on in more than half the properties it owns and it has no plans to figure that information out, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.