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Christine Ostrosky

Media and Communications Assistant



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Tim Farnsworth

Chief Communications Strategist




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.

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Sean Moulton

Open Government Program Manager

Sean Moulton is the Open Government Program Manager at POGO.

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Danielle Brian

Executive Director

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

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Scott H. Amey, J.D.

General Counsel

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

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Mandy Smithberger

Director, Straus Military Reform Project, CDI at POGO

Areas of expertise include National Security, Pentagon Reform

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POGO Files Complaint to Office of Special Counsel Over DOE Insider Threat Program Materials | Earlier this month, the Attorney General announced an ongoing commitment to the Insider Threat Program created by President Obama to combat leaks of classified information from the administration and an expanded focus on the investigation and prosecution of leaks. POGO and others have repeatedly raised the need to clearly define the differences between insider threats and whistleblowers.

POGO Sends Letters to Sessions and Town Calling for Recusal | POGO Executive Director Danielle Brian sent letters to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and US Attorney Jay Town calling on them to recuse themselves from any and all involvement in the ongoing investigation related to the public corruption case involving a Birmingham Superfund site.

Press Statement: Department of Justice Press Conference to Address Leaks of Classified Material Threatening National Security | Today the Attorney General announced an ongoing investigation into administration leaks, despite White House efforts to internally curb them, a continuation of the Insider Threat Program in place since 2011.

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Lawmakers Question Interior Secretary Over Whistleblower Reassignment | Members of Congress are supporting a Department of Interior executive who says management retaliated against him because he disclosed how climate change is putting Alaskan coastal communities at risk.

Defense Supplier Accused of Price Gouging is Hit with Shareholder Lawsuit | TransDigm Group, a leading aircraft parts supplier suspected of overcharging the Pentagon, was sued by stockholders upset about the effect the company’s recent notoriety is having on their portfolios.

POGO and Brennan Center Call for Concurrent Investigations | 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.