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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


Andre Francisco

Andre Francisco

Online Producer


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.


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

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

ned feder

Ned Feder, M.D.

Staff Scientist

Areas of expertise: Misconduct in the funding of biomedical research; misconduct by biomedical researchers

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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

Now is the Time to Modernize Congressional Oversight Rules | POGO joined more than 50 organizations and individuals from across the political spectrum to ask the House to take advantage of the opportunity to adopt new rules to improve Congressional oversight of national security.

Oversight of Foreign Lobbying Suffers From Neglect, Indifference and Lack of Transparency | A federal law meant to track U.S. political activity by foreign interests suffers from lax enforcement, shoddy record keeping, glaring loopholes and in many cases outright disregard by the firms hired to lobby on behalf of foreign entities, according to a report published today by the Project On Government Oversight (POGO).

Loopholes, Filing Failures, and Lax Enforcement: How the Foreign Agents Registration Act Falls Short | The Foreign Agents Registration Act requires lobbyists working on behalf of foreign interests to disclose details about their relationships with their foreign clients, but POGO found that the law is not always obeyed and the Justice Department does not always enforce it.

Latest on the Blog

What's Bothering Stan Soloway Now? | According to Stan Soloway, president and CEO of contractor trade association the Professional Services Council, due process and fairness are becoming “increasingly quaint notions” for federal contractors.

The Time is Ripe for New Rules on Congressional Oversight | Congressional oversight of national security issues has not inspired much confidence recently; however, the new House has a chance to adopt new procedural rules and improve its ability to carry out meaningful oversight.

Infographic: Meet the Foreign Influence Database | Learn more about what's inside POGO's new Foreign Influence Database with this helpful infographic.