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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
Director of Public Policy
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
POGO and Partners Support USA FREEDOM Act in Senate | POGO joins other good government groups in supporting the USA FREEDOM Act in the amended version sponsored by Senator Patrick Leahy. This version restores important transparency measures to the bill.
Interim Director in Charge of Arizona VA Put Whistleblower on Leave | POGO’s letter to Acting Secretary Gibson sets forth recommendations to “demonstrate an agency-wide commitment to changing this culture of fear, bullying, and retaliation.”
POGO and Partners Urge SEC to Strengthen Whistleblower Program | We, the undersigned organizations, write to express our concern for the widespread and growing problem of retaliatory conduct against corporate whistleblowers. Not merely a threat to public policy, retaliation of this nature has a deleterious effect on corporate culture and growth. And, ultimately, such conduct undermines the force and efficacy of the SEC Whistleblower Program.
Latest on the Blog
NY Times: Time to Reassess Costly F-35 Program | A recent New York Times editorial critiqued the problem-plagued F-35 Joint Strike Fighter after all F-35 fighter jets were grounded because of an engine failure.
How Much Does an F-35 Actually Cost? | The F-35 is not just the most expensive warplane ever, it's the most expensive weapons program ever. But to find out exactly how much a single F-35 costs, we analyzed the newest and most authoritative data.
When the Administration Asks Itself to Declassify | In preparing a recent report, the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board demonstrated an unusual mode of declassification. In this case, the process was remarkably productive, and it may offer a precedent for future declassification efforts.