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Areas of expertise: National Security, Government Oversight, Wasteful Defense Spending, Ethics, Open Government, Whistleblower Issues
Areas of expertise: Contract Oversight, Contractor Responsibility, the Revolving Door and Conflicts of Interest, Government Transparency
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Areas of expertise: advocacy campaigns, policy analysis, open/accountable government, whistleblower protections
Director, Straus Military Reform Project, CDI at POGO
Areas of Expertise: Defense Budget, Weapons, and Congress
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
Groups Call for Congress to Restore Funding to Technology Experts | POGO joins government accountability groups in urging Congress to restore funding to the Office of Technology Assessment (OTA). OTA's expertise will be useful as Congress considers national security and telecommunications policy.
POGO's Angela Canterbury testifies on “Limitless Surveillance at the FDA: Protecting the Rights of Federal Whistleblowers” | The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) spied on whistleblowers—resulting in this hearing after significant media attention, statements and letters from concerned members of Congress, reports by my organization, lawsuits, and investigations by the Office of Special Counsel, the Health and Human Services (HHS) Inspector General, as well as the staff report for Chairman Issa and Senator Grassley, anticipated to be released in conjunction with this hearing.
POGO Calls for Acting Chief of Defense Nuclear Security to be Replaced | Steve Asher, is the Acting Chief of Defense Nuclear Security but his most recent job was as a Target manger in Spokane, WA. Before that he was the Group Commander at Malmstrom Air Force Base in Montana where cheating on launch readiness tests was extensive, a culture that the Energy Department should not reward or encourage by giving Asher a permanent position in charge of defense nuclear security.
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More Fantasy Budgeting From the Pentagon | This week's Pentagon budget request sets the stage for more fantasy budgeting and gimmickry.
Federal Contracting Hearing Leaves Unanswered Questions | Thursday's Senate subcommittee hearing on the government's contractor performance and integrity databases left the public with many unanswered questions, but Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is totally on the case.
Outsmarting the MOX | The President's FY 2015 budget has put the Mixed Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility (MOX) at the Savannah River Nuclear Site on "cold-standby," a victory in eliminating waste and mismanagement on nuclear construction projects.